5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a In Ancient Greece, a person who took part in the government of a city-state
- b City-state of Ancient Greece
- c Athenian general/leader who lead the Athenian Navy to victory over the Persians at the battle at Salamis.
- d form of government in which a small group holds political power
- e Describing the artistic style of ancient Greece and Rome, characterized by balance, elegance, and simplicity
5 Multiple choice questions
- A poet who tells stories by singing
- Story or play in which the central character struggles against destiny, but meets an unhappy end
- A teacher and author. He opened a school called The Academy. He wrote The Republic, the earliest book on political science.
- A philosopher who believed in absolute truth. He developed a teaching technique known as The Socratic Method. He was found guilty of "corrupting the young" and was sentenced to die by drinking hemlock juice.
- A blind poet who lived during the 700's BC, composed the two most famous Greek epics-Iliad and the Odyssey
5 True/False questions
Tyrant → A person who seized power and established one-man rule
Mercenary → Building used for worship; also a place of refuge
Sophocles → Wrote many famous Greek tragedies including Oedipus Rex.
Democracy → A soldier who serves a foreign country for pay
Symposium → A gathering of men in Ancient Athens that featured eating, drinking, entertainment, and intellectual discussion