6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
- 9 rulers who served a 1 year term in office and appointed all other officials and made all the laws. The laws were never written down and were interpreted and applied by judges, or a group of nobles.
- a state of extreme confusion and disorder
- Greek biographer of the first to early second century AD. Author of Parallel Lives which compared famous men of classical Greece and republican Rome.
term for the battle formation of Greek hoplites; it consisted of tightly packed rows of hoplites, typically 8 ranks deep. The formation was suited for fighting on level ground but did not work well in difficult terrain.
5 True/False Questions
Pisistratus → Aristocrat who seized power of Athens in 560 B.C. (6th Century) Built up trade, thus enriching Athens. Instituted a policy of transferring land from the nobles back to the peasants, gaining support from the lower classes. Under his leadership, the olive oil trade exploded, increasing the wealth Greece.
Cleisthenes → An Athenian statesman from 515-495 B.C.E. who became a ruler that encouraged a more democratic system of government
acropolis → highest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state
ephors → five officials in ancient Sparta who were elected for one-year terms to make sure the king stayed within the law
agora → five officials in ancient Sparta who were elected for one-year terms to make sure the king stayed within the law