Greek Historical Sources- ARISTOTLE

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Dates...?
384-322BC
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Place of Birth...?
Stagira, Chalcidice
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Known for...?
Politics and Poetics
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Moved to...?
Athens to study under Plato. Later tutored Alexander the Great.
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Controversy over...?
The origins of some of his works (i.e. The Constitution of Athens) maybe students work.
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Made use of...?
Other sources such as Herodotus and Thucydides. Made conclusions from what others said, and branded other opinions as his own.
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Predispositions...?
Politically pro-Athenian. Hated extreme Democracy and Demagogues. Approval of moderate Oligarchy.
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He barely...?
Left Athens. Perhaps missed nuances of Spartan Society that he criticised.
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He combined...?
Conflicting sources therefore confusing conclusions.
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Incredibly critical of...?
Spartan women- blamed them for Spartan downfall. Natural prejuduce.
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Wrote after...?
The fall of Sparta in 371BC. Wrote with hindsight, looked for the fall's cause.
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