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What best describes an ethnos in 8th century B.C.E Greece?

Large territorial units on the Peloponnesus

The Spartan state was governed by two hereditary kings and a council of elders, known as what?

Gerousia

What Dark Age works gave the Greeks common myths, values, and identity?

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey

An Oligarchy is what?

A government in which an elite few rule

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey were poems depicting what war and its aftermath?

Trojan War

What reformer reorganized the major political units and helped Athens toward democracy in 507 B.C.E.?

Cleisthenes

Which of the following were Athenian tyrants

Peisistratus and Hippias

What is a greek polis?

An independently governed city-state

The rule of tyrants in Corinth ended with the death of who?

Periander

What accounts for the social and economic collapse known as the Greek Dark Ages?

all of the above (look at quiz)

The Minoan culture was located on?

The island of Crete

Helots can best be described as what?

Messenian slaves who worked for the benefit of Sparta

The reforms enacted in Sparta during the seventh century B.C.E. have been attributed to the legendary lawgiver

Lycurgus

Rulers who came to power, often in opposition to aristocratic authority and without official position, were called

Tyrants

All of the following were required of Spartan males to become homoioi (equals) EXCEPT

remaining unmarried for life

Which description BEST illustrates the Spartan lifestyle?

War and service to the state are key

Draco's measures for ending violence in Athens during the seventh century B.C.E. could BEST be termed

harsh

Mycenaean culture, as seen in the construction of its cities, was

militaristic

Which of the following was NOT one of Solon's reforms?

a radical distribution of land

The actual administration of the Spartan state was ran by five magistrates known as what?

Ephors

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