5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
- b a government ruled by the most wealthy and powerful members of a society
- c study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
- d a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
- e a system of government in which a small group holds power
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- (Father of Alexander the Great). An ambitious king of Macedonia who was gradually bringing Greece under his control.
- The capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on the island of Crete off the coast of present-day Greece.
- Powerful city in Ancient Greece that was a leader in arts, sciences, philosophy, democracy and architecture
- a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
- a fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city.
5 True/False Questions
Phalanx → formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
Darius III → king of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great his murder effectively ended the Persian Empire (died in 330 BC)
Democracy → a government ruled by the most wealthy and powerful members of a society
Sparta → an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess. Located on the southern Peloponnesus
Peloponnesian War → a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta 431-404 BC