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6th Grade Social Studies - Greek History

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Who was "The Father of History"?
Herodotus
What did "The Father of History" do and when did he do it?
Read accounts of the Persian War between events at the Olympics
What was Olympia?
A group of temples where the Olympic Games were held.
What year did the first Olympic Games occur?
776 B.C.
What year did the modern Olympic Games return?
1896
Where did the first modern Olympic Games occur?
Athens, Greece
What year did the first Winter Olympic Games occur?
1924
Where did the first Winter Olympic Games occur?
Chamonix, France
Define Pancratium
A combination of boxing and wrestling where no holds were barred.
Define Pentathlon
A five event Olympic contest consisting of running, jumping, throwing the discus, wrestling and hurling the Javeline.
The arena where the chariot races were held
Hippodrome
The Olympic Games were held in honor of what god?
Zeus
The Theater was in honor of what god?
Dionysus
The first "play" was created by whom?
Aeschylus
What famous play did the writer of the first play make?
The Persians
Which greek tragedy writer wrote Oedipus the King?
Sophocles
Who was the famous greek comedy writer?
Aristophanes
What time of day were tragedies performed?
in the morning
What year did Socrates go on trial?
399 B.C.
What was 1st crime Socrates specifically charged with?
Denying the Gods
What was 2nd crime Socrates specifically charged with?
Corrupting the young
What was 3rd crime Socrates specifically charged with?
Trying to overthrow the government
Define the "Socratic Method"
Form of questioning, designed to make a person think
What was the name of the school Plato founded?
The Academy
How many years did the school Plato founded last?
940
Who shut down Plato's famous school?
Emperor Justinian
What was "The Republic"?
the 1st book written on political science
What was "The Dialogues"?
a series of discussions, written by Plato, in which the main characters were often Socrates.
Who added the third step to the "Scientific Method"?
Aristotle
What is the third step to the "Scientific Method"?
the Hypothesis
Who created the syllogism?
Aristotle
Who was the "Father of Scientific Medicine"?
Hippocrates
Where would the city of Troy be located today?
Turkey
Who was Helen?
the wife of Spartan King, Menelaus
What is the 1st famous book, written by Homer and based on events from the Trojan Wars?
The Iliad
What is the 2nd famous book, written by Homer and based on events from the Trojan Wars?
The Odyssey
Who discovered actual evidence that Troy existed?
Heinrich Schleimen
What year did someone discover actual evidence that Troy existed?
1870
The 1st piece of evidence proving Troy existed was?
Greek Pottery
The 2nd piece of evidence proving Troy existed was?
Greek Bronze suit of armor