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  1. Cleisthenes
  2. Draco
  3. Trieme
  4. Delian League
  5. Aristotle
  1. a An Athenian statesman from 515-495 B.C.E. who became a ruler that encouraged a more democratic system of government; assembly-law making body, granted some citizenship to some, set-up council of 500, introduced Ostracism.
  2. b 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
  3. c Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander the Great, and the author of works on logic, metaphysics, ethics, natural sciences, politics, and poetics, he profoundly influenced Western thought.
  4. d ship sailed by Greeks and Persians, strong bronze bows used as battering rams
  5. e confederation of Greek city-states under the leadership of Athens. The name is used to designate two distinct periods of alliance, the first 478-404 B.C., the second 378-338 B.C. The first alliance was made between Athens and a number of Ionian states (chiefly maritime) for the purpose of prosecuting the war against Persia.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. for many centuries the most powerful of all ancient Greek city-states; capital of present day Greece
  2. an alphabet of characters intended to represent specific sounds of speech
  3. 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.
  4. ruled directed by king or queen who has the executive, legislative, and judical powere
  5. Literally "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes.

5 True/False questions

  1. MinoanAthenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt

          

  2. Hellenic Cultureconfederation of Greek city-states under the leadership of Athens. The name is used to designate two distinct periods of alliance, the first 478-404 B.C., the second 378-338 B.C. The first alliance was made between Athens and a number of Ionian states (chiefly maritime) for the purpose of prosecuting the war against Persia.

          

  3. Iliad and Odysseyconfederation of Greek city-states under the leadership of Athens. The name is used to designate two distinct periods of alliance, the first 478-404 B.C., the second 378-338 B.C. The first alliance was made between Athens and a number of Ionian states (chiefly maritime) for the purpose of prosecuting the war against Persia.

          

  4. Solona self-governing city-state; the basic political unit of the Greek world. It comprised a city, with its acropolis and agora and the surrounding territory.

          

  5. secularismThe idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulated and adhered to for life on Earth, not to accommodate the prescriptions of a deity and promises of a comfortable afterlife. opposite of a theocracy.

          

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