What is the Acropolis?
The hill in Athens on which the Parthenon is built.
In Greek what does polis mean?
Who was the king of the gods in Greek mythology?
Who did the 300 Spartans obstruct for seven days?
What helped spread Hellenic culture?
Trade and commerce
Greek cities were designed to do what?
Promote civic and commercial life
Why did the Greeks create overseas colonies?
Because of overcrowding and lack of food.
In what peninsula was Athens located?
In what peninsula was Sparta located?
Western civilizations were influenced by what Greek religion?
Greece first had a ____ system
What Greek city had direct democracy?
Spartan society was ____
Militaristic and aggressive
What Greek city had an Oligarchy?
The Delian league was made up of _____
The Peloponnesian league was made up of ____
The Parthenon is located in _____
During the Persian wars with Greece what were some of the important Greek victories?
Marathon and Salamis
Who was Homer?
A blind poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Who was Aeschylus?
A writer who wrote plays that told moral stories.
The Golden Age of Pericles was between _______
the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.
Public debate was allowed in what Greek city?
Who was Aphrodite?
The goddess of beauty
The sun god was?
Athena was the goddess of wisdom and she represented what Greek city?