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Ancient History by Letter 'P'

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First submittedMarch 15, 2015
Last updatedMarch 26, 2015
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A ruler of Ancient Egypt, many of them were considered gods
Pharaoh
A Roman common person
Plebeian
Founder of the academy of Athens who was tutored by Socrates
Plato
Hero in Greek mythology who slew Medusa
Perseus
Leader of the Atheneans during its Golden Age aka the "Olympian"
Pericles
The theorum of this Anicent Greek mathematician helps us find the length of a hypotenuse
Pythagoras
In Greek mythology she opened a box that contained all the worlds evils
Pandora
Greek astronomer who believed that Earth was at the center of the universe
Ptolemy
Roman god of the Underworld whose Greek equivalent is Hades
Pluto
An animal that naturally preys on others; Tyrannosaurus Rex for example
Predator
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Name of the wars fought between Athens and Sparta from 431 BC-404 BC
Peloponnesian Wars
He gave fire to mortals in Greek mythology
Prometheus
Ancient Egyptian plant used to make paper, rope, baskets etc...
Papyrus
These triangular Egyptian structures were built as burial places for Egyptian rulers
Pyramids
Greek for 'finger' this military formation often used spears and pikes
Phalanx
Temple on the Anthenean Acropolis dedicated to the Greek gods
Parthenon
200 Years of Roman Peace established by Emperor Augustus
Pax Romana
Ancient Jordanian city, now one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World
Petra
Name of the series of wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264-146 BC
Punic Wars
BONUS: What "Ancient" Galactic Emperor was also known as Darth Sidius?
Palpatine
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level 70
Mar 16, 2015
Got them all this time, even the bonus question - and never knew that phalanx is the Greek word for finger. One minor correction: "its", not "it's" in the Pericles question
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level 27
Mar 16, 2015
Fixed! Thanks so much for all your help. Everyone really. Should i even bother with 'Q'? What do you think?
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level 70
Mar 17, 2015
Hmm there're terms like "Quaestor", "Quintus", "Quirinal", "Qin", maybe some Aztec or Mayan word. If you manage to create a quiz, I'll take it for sure!