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Chapter 12, Lesson 4: Contributions of the Greeks (pp. 383-387)

I. Greek Arts

II. Greek Ideas
    A. Greek philosophers developed ways of seeking knowledge and asking questions that are still used today.

    B. Greek scientists believed they could understand the workings of the world, and made important discoveries in astronomy, medicine, and mathematics.

    C. In addition to achievements in the arts and sciences, the Greeks' ideas about democracy and government have also influenced Western civilization.

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