5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- natural law
- phonetic alphabet
- Hellenic Culture
- a Universal law that could be understood by applying reason; letting people govern themselves.
- b an alphabet of characters intended to represent specific sounds of speech
- c Athenian appointed by the Athenian archons to bring order to Athens. His solution was to enact very harsh laws, and the result was not a success. From this we get the adjective draconian
- d The Hellenic Period of Greek Culture is regarded by many as one of the most creative periods in world history. Works developed in this period inspired developments not only in Rome and Western Europe, but also among Persians, Buddhists and Muslims as well.
- e ruled directed by king or queen who has the executive, legislative, and judical powere
5 Multiple choice questions
- Literally "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes.
- Semitic-speaking Canaanites living on the coast of modern Lebanon and Syria in the first millennium B.C.E. From major cities such as Tyre and Sidon, these merchants and sailors explored the Mediterranean, and engaged in widespread commerce.
- heavily armed Greek infantrymen who marched and fought in close ranks; most of the recruits were middle-class citizens
- in ancient Greece, rulers who seized power by force but who ruled with the people's support; later came to refer to rulers who exercise brutal and oppressive power
- Greek city-state that was ruled by an oligarchy, focused on military, used slaves for agriculture, discouraged the arts
5 True/False questions
secularism → Athenian philosopher (ca. 470-399 B.C.E.) who shifted the emphasis of philosophical investigation from questions of natural science to ethics and human behavior. He made enemies in government by revealing the ignorance of others.
Minoan → Prosperous civilization on the Aegean island of Crete in the second millennium B.C.E. They engaged in far-flung commerce around the Mediterranean and exerted powerful cultural influences on the early Greeks.
Socrates → heavily armed Greek infantrymen who marched and fought in close ranks; most of the recruits were middle-class citizens
Archimedes → ruled directed by king or queen who has the executive, legislative, and judical powere
Classical Age → term referring to the period of Greek history that begins with the defeat of the Persian invaders in 480 - 479 BC and ends with Alexander the Great's accession in 336 BC or with his death in 323 BC.