Chp. 11. review for James 1/19/16
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Which development eventually led to the Peloponnesian war?
Rivalry between Athens and Sparta for power in Greece.
Which group resented Athens growing power after winning the 2nd persian war?
only sparta and members of the Peloponnesian league.
what was the result of the rivalry between Athens and Sparta for supreme power in ancient Greece?
The Peloponnesian war.
which ruler was most responsible for uniting greece?
Alexander the great
the origins of Hellenistic culture can be traced to
The defeat of which city-states was key to the Macedonians conquest of Greece?
Thebes and Athens
much of the territory conquered by Alexander the Great was previously part of which empire?
according to the ancient Greeks beliefs, where did most of their major gods live?
on mount olympus
which structure is considered to be the finest example of classical Greek architecture?
which of these ancient greek playwrights become famous for writing something other than tragedies?
what was the most powerful and important of the Greek gods and goddess?
Ancient Greek culture continues to influence modern-
architecture, literature, and drama
each of the following ancient greeks valued observation and the knowledge gained through the sense in reaching scientific conclusions EXCEPT
which ancient greek is said to have used his observations of nature to develop a military weapon?
Much of the knowledge that added to Greek learning in the Hellenistic Age came from
whose work can be linked to the earlier observations of Thales and Aristotle?
Eratosthenes and Aristotle
Alexandria became an important center for the study of
medicine and mathematics
Assistance from helped Athens defeat the mighty Persian empire in 480 B.C.
Which of the following was the MOST important in making Athens the most powerful Greek city-state after the Persian wars?
its control of the Delian League.
Why did Sparta want to weaken Athens power in ancient Greece?
sparta feared athens democratic form of government
what was the result of the peloponnesian war?
Athens was forced to give up it democratic form of government
How did Alexander keep control of Greece after his father, king Philip died?
he destroyed a rebellious city-state as a warning to others.
About how long did Alexander's empire remain united
about 500 years
which event BEST shows the spread of Hellenistic culture?
the creation of a new city in Egypt called Alexander.
why did the ancient greeks study and write about the past?
They thought that learning why past events took place would help make them wise.
which greek philosophers method of teaching his followers is still used today?