← Greece - Final Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Epic poem
- Battle @ the Granicus River
- a Greek warships, originating in Corinth.
- b Alexander won his first victory against the Persians at the Grancius River.
- c the open space that served as the civic center and market place of ancient Greek cities.
- d introduced further reforms. He broke up the power of the nobility by organizing citizens into 10 groups based on where they lived rather than wealth. He increased the power of assembly by allowing all citizens to submit laws for debate and passage. He then crated the council of 500. This body proposed laws and counseled the assembly.
- e a long narrative poem celebrating the deeds of legendary or traditional heroes.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- this was a powerful city in Ancient Greece that was a leader in arts, sciences, philosophy, democracy and architecture; largest city and capital of Greece.
- this city in Egypt was founded by Alexander the Great; it was the center of commerce and Hellenistic civilization.
- Director of the Alexandrian Library. He tried to calculate the Earth's true size using geometry.
- a city-state in central Greece, joined in with Athens to fight Macedonia at the battle of Chaeronea.
- was the main sculptor of the Parthenon.
5 True/False Questions
Pheidippides → ran from Marathon to Athens with the news of Athenians defeat over the Persian force.
Solon → a Greek city-state, the fundamental political unit of ancient Greece after about 750 B.C.
Libation → a government in which power is in the hands of a few people - especially one in which rule is based upon wealth.
Plato → one of Socrates' students; Set up the Academy, where he taught and wrote his own ideas. Was fascinated by the question of reality. Wrote many discussions of ethics, religion, beauty, and logic, called Dialogues. His most famous work, The Republic. His views on the structure of society, included 3 general classes: Workers, Soldiers, and Philosophers.
Democracy → "power of the people" or "rule by the people"; form of government that originated in Athens in which political institutions were open to all male citizens rather than being controlled by the wealthy few.