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quiz 2 for history

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What best describes an ethnos in 8th century B.C.E Greece?
Large territorial units on the Peloponnesus
The Spartan state was governed by two hereditary kings and a council of elders, known as what?
Gerousia
What Dark Age works gave the Greeks common myths, values, and identity?
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
An Oligarchy is what?
A government in which an elite few rule
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey were poems depicting what war and its aftermath?
Trojan War
What reformer reorganized the major political units and helped Athens toward democracy in 507 B.C.E.?
Cleisthenes
Which of the following were Athenian tyrants
Peisistratus and Hippias
What is a greek polis?
An independently governed city-state
The rule of tyrants in Corinth ended with the death of who?
Periander
What accounts for the social and economic collapse known as the Greek Dark Ages?
all of the above (look at quiz)
The Minoan culture was located on?
The island of Crete
Helots can best be described as what?
Messenian slaves who worked for the benefit of Sparta
The reforms enacted in Sparta during the seventh century B.C.E. have been attributed to the legendary lawgiver
Lycurgus
Rulers who came to power, often in opposition to aristocratic authority and without official position, were called
Tyrants
All of the following were required of Spartan males to become homoioi (equals) EXCEPT
remaining unmarried for life
Which description BEST illustrates the Spartan lifestyle?
War and service to the state are key
Draco's measures for ending violence in Athens during the seventh century B.C.E. could BEST be termed
harsh
Mycenaean culture, as seen in the construction of its cities, was
militaristic
Which of the following was NOT one of Solon's reforms?
a radical distribution of land
The actual administration of the Spartan state was ran by five magistrates known as what?
Ephors