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Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC) Aesop
ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC) Alcibiades
Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524) Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius , Boethius
ancient Greek grammarian remembered for his commentary on the Iliad and Odyssey (circa 217-145 BC) Aristarchus
ancient Greek astronomer who was one of the first to propose a heliocentric theory of the universe (circa 270 BC) Aristarchus of Samos
German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19) Armin , Arminius , Hermann
(Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of King David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC) Bathsheba
teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29) Christ , Deliverer , Good Shepherd , Jesus , Jesus Christ , Jesus of Nazareth , Redeemer , Savior , Saviour , the Nazarene
Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC) Confucius , K'ung Futzu , Kongfuze , Kong the Master
Anglo-Saxon poet (circa 9th century) Cynewulf , Cynwulf
king of Persia and founder of the Persian empire (circa 600-529 BC) Cyrus II , Cyrus the Elder , Cyrus the Great
patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600) David , Saint David , St. David
Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC) Demosthenes
ancient Greek philosopher and Cynic who rejected social conventions (circa 400-325 BC) Diogenes
(Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221) Domingo de Guzman , Dominic , Saint Dominic , St. Dominic
Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC) Draco
Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols; he was persecuted for rebuking Ahab and Jezebel (king and queen of Israel); he was taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire (circa 9th century BC) Elijah
Greek philosopher who was a Stoic (circa 50-130) Epictetus
Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine; a church historian and a leading early Christian exegete (circa 270-340) Eusebius , Eusebius of Caesarea
Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200) Galen
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