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Ancient Greece: The Beginning

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Democracy was successful in ancient Greece despite the fact that:
only men were allowed to vote
The most famous Greek city-state was
Athens.
Which of the following was NOT an event in the Ancient Olympics ?
swimming
The Olympics were a sporting event as well as a way for Greeks to keep fit for war. What was another purpose of the games?
A religious festival dedicated to the gods
What would winners of the Olympic Games receive as a prize?
Olive-leaf wreath
Which of the following is NOT true?
Both men and women acted in Greek plays.
Greek plays began as religious festivals honoring which god?
Dionysus, God of wine and fertility
Democracy originated in
Athens.
The Greek word democracy means....
government by the people
The Parthenon was built as a home for the goddess
Athena.