The civilization of Minoan Crete:
enjoyed great prosperity due to extensive sea trade and commerce AND developed elaborate skills in art and architecture, visible in their great palaces
The development of the polis had a negative impact on Greek society by:
dividing Greece into fiercely competitive states.
Tyranny in the Greek polis arose as:
a reaction to aristocratic power and a widening gulf between the rich and the poor.
The Athenian statesman who established the ten tribes and who weakened the aristocracy and increased the authority of the ordinary citizens was:
The poetry of Sappho reflected:
a woman's homosexual and heterosexual feelings in a world dominated by males.
Which of the following phases best describes the Delian League?
an alliance of city-states led by Athens after the Persian War
The Greek dramatist who was a realist and known for his portrayal of realistic characters in real life situations was:
were professional teachers who seemingly questioned the traditional values of their societies.
"The unexamined life is not worth living" is a cornerstone of the philosophy of:
Which of the following phrases best describes the social situation of most Greek women?
Women were kept under strict control, cut off from formal education, and were always assigned a male guardian.
The Greek god of healing, thought responsible for miraculous cures in the Hellenistic period, was:
Which of the following statements is untrue concerning Hellenistic culture?
Artists remained social outcasts, and were rarely patronized by the rich
The philosophical school that stressed happiness through freeing oneself from a political life was:
maintained that people could gain inner peace by seeking virtue and living according to nature.