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5 Matching questions

  1. Comedy
  2. Phalanx
  3. Cleisthenes
  4. Mercenary
  5. Tragedy
  1. a A military formation in which foot soldiers stood so that their shields overlapped
  2. b A soldier who serves a foreign country for pay
  3. c a story or play intended to entertain and amuse, usually with a happy ending
  4. d Story or play in which the central character struggles against destiny, but meets an unhappy end
  5. e Introduced a series of laws that established democracy in Athens. Through his reform, he sought to break the power of the aristocracy, and reorganized the structure of Athenian government. Under his constitution, the assembly won increased powers and emerged as the major political body.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A blind poet who lived during the 700's BC, composed the two most famous Greek epics-Iliad and the Odyssey
  2. A teacher and author. He opened a school called The Academy. He wrote The Republic, the earliest book on political science.
  3. Wrote many famous Greek tragedies. Plays such as The Trojan Women, show the misery that war brings
  4. Athenian general/leader who lead the Athenian Navy to victory over the Persians at the battle at Salamis.
  5. A gathering of men in Ancient Athens that featured eating, drinking, entertainment, and intellectual discussion

5 True/False questions

  1. DemocracyA 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.

          

  2. SophoclesCity-state of Ancient Greece

          

  3. TyrantA person who seized power and established one-man rule

          

  4. BardA teacher and author. He opened a school called The Academy. He wrote The Republic, the earliest book on political science.

          

  5. SanctuaryA soldier who serves a foreign country for pay

          

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