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Philosophers, Gods, and Greeks (Hardin): Assignment

Details of the Assignment

Pick a person or deity. Do some research in the library. Present the information to the class.
Some possible topics: Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Athena, Thales, Anaximander, Heraclitus, Socrates,
Democritus, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Thucydides, Aeschylus, Galen, Hesiod, Euclid, etc.

  1. Who is this person or deity?
  2. What are their origins? Where did they come from?
  3. What did they do or what are they responsible for doing?
  4. Why is this important to our understanding of Greek history? Or philosophy or religion?