6th Grade Social Studies - Greek History
Who was "The Father of History"?
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?
What year did the modern Olympic Games return?
Where did the first modern Olympic Games occur?
What year did the first Winter Olympic Games occur?
Where did the first Winter Olympic Games occur?
A combination of boxing and wrestling where no holds were barred.
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
The Olympic Games were held in honor of what god?
The Theater was in honor of what god?
The first "play" was created by whom?
What famous play did the writer of the first play make?
Which greek tragedy writer wrote Oedipus the King?
Who was the famous greek comedy writer?
What time of day were tragedies performed?
in the morning
What year did Socrates go on trial?
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?
How many years did the school Plato founded last?
Who shut down Plato's famous school?
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"?
What is the third step to the "Scientific Method"?
Who created the syllogism?
Who was the "Father of Scientific Medicine"?
Where would the city of Troy be located today?
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?
What is the 2nd famous book, written by Homer and based on events from the Trojan Wars?
Who discovered actual evidence that Troy existed?
What year did someone discover actual evidence that Troy existed?
The 1st piece of evidence proving Troy existed was?
The 2nd piece of evidence proving Troy existed was?
Greek Bronze suit of armor