Ancient Greeks often believed that gods and goddesses would communicate by speaking through __________.
The Greek "father" god was named _______.
In Greece, governments controlled by groups of wealthy landowners or "best men" were called _________________.
Traveling poets were most influential in the spread of information
during the Homeric age
The hoplites were
Tyrants took ruling power against the will of the people
rule by the best
greek religion focused on salvation and preparation for the afterlife
Human emotions, gods and heroes are all represented in
all of the above
Homer's The Iliad became the greeks source for
The aristocrats shared power with a group of priests
Pericles rebuilt Athens and constructed this masterpiece. Name it.
__________ brought prosperity to Athens, but at the cost of other city-states.
Disease and lack of allies contributed to the defeat of __________ in the Peloponnesian War.
The ________ were the result of Greek uprisings in Asia Minor.
The Delian League provided city-states with security, but lessened independence
The Spartans sacrificed many soldiers at the
Battle of Thermopylae
The Delian League united greek city-states under the leadership of
Which of the following statements about the Peloponnesian War is false
Pericles led the Spartans in the war
Athenians believed in spending money on
Which of the following statements is not true?
Themistocles held back Xerxes army at the Battle of Thermopylae
the athenian leader _________ sank most of the persian fleet at salamis
_________ believed that perfection existed in theory but not reality.
The Socratic Method used ________ to teach.
means lover of wisdom
Who wanted a society without the "weaknesses of rule by inheritance"?
Who theorized that atoms combined and collided?
Aristotle's technique of gathering as much information as possible and ___________ it contributed to modern science.
Hippocrates taught that disease was the result of
in his philosophy of the divine worker plato believed that
human beings contained two parts, the body and the soul, and to come in contact with the divine one must be reincarnated
that all things in nature could be explained in a mathematical equation
thucydides studied history to
understand human nature and find the truth about events
a _________ was not considered to be a philosopher in Greek society
greek philosophers tried to
discover truth through reasoning
aristophanes was one of the great writers of realistic greek tragedies
plato's idea of a perfect society is described in
plato believed that the soul and the body were separate but would be reunited through reincarnation
the purpose of the olympic games was
to honor Zeus
early philosophers were called cosmologists because they
studied the nature of the universe
Which philosophers opened their own school?
Aristotle & Plato
How did Philip II of Macedon die?
He was assassinated
In battle, Philip II used the __________, a military formation that armed soldiers with spears and placed them in ranks.
Before Philip II of Macedon died he fulfilled his goal of
Alexander the Great died of ________ in 326 B.C.
Alexander the Great was a masterful _______.
___________ was greatly influenced by the time that he spent as a Greek prisoner.
Philip II of Macedon
socrates ideas were passed on through the work of
which of the following predictions would most likely be true if Alexander had not died at a young age?
Alexander's empire will grow even larger
Which statement is not true
Philip II was born in a peaceful nation
who was Alexander's tutor
the lands which alexander the great attempted to conquer stretched from the Indus Valley to eastern China coast
The _________ ended the Hellenistic era
demosthenes was an orator meaning that he was a
Alexander the Great's goal was to
unite the world into a single empire
as a result of philip ii's victory in the battle of chaeronea
Greece became united
led the Athenian opposition to Philip
The Socratic Method was based on
Philip II if Macedon was greatly influenced by ________
his Greek imprisonment
The Peloponnesian War was won by
rows of soldiers standing shoulder to shoulder
after alexander the great death the empire was split into all of the following except
alexander's success was based on his spartan-like training
Who was the Greek mathematician that discovered the formulas for the area and volume of various geometric figures?
_________ philosophy influenced Roman and Christian thinking.
Which of the following has been given credit for helping to development the mathematic discipline of geometry?
Pergamum and Alexandria were both __________________.
home to great libraries
philip ii of macedon army based their attacks around the use of
hellenistic geographers believed the world was flat
euclid was important to the development of
calculated the distance around Earth
Traders were part of the _______ class
The Skeptics taught that
All knowledge is uncertain
the hellenistic age was a time of great advancements in all of the following areas except
ruler-worship provided people with a replacement for the faltering polis
Hellenism is a blend of
Greek, Mediterranean, and Asian cultures
Archimedes did not ________
write Elements of Geometry
___________ is the idea that people should live simply and that there is no need for a central state
all of the following theories were developed during the hellenistic age except
the theory of evolution and the origin of mankind