6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place
- highest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state
- Greek word for city-state
- a state of extreme confusion and disorder
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
democracy → a central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place
Solon → Athenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt
Plutarch → Greek biographer of the first to early second century AD. Author of Parallel Lives which compared famous men of classical Greece and republican Rome.
helots → Slaves to the Spartans that revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.
archons → 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.