5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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.
- b Wrote many famous Greek tragedies including Oedipus Rex.
- c form of government in which a small group holds political power
- d a form of government in which the citizens hold power
- e A person who seized power and established one-man rule
5 Multiple choice questions
- A poet who tells stories by singing
- A blind poet who lived during the 700's BC, composed the two most famous Greek epics-Iliad and the Odyssey
- a story or play intended to entertain and amuse, usually with a happy ending
- Lead Athens through its Golden Age. Was responsible for rebuilding the city including its most famous structure, the Parthenon.
- Story or play in which the central character struggles against destiny, but meets an unhappy end
5 True/False questions
Mercenary → A soldier who serves a foreign country for pay
Aristocrat → 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.
Euripides → Lead Athens through its Golden Age. Was responsible for rebuilding the city including its most famous structure, the Parthenon.
Socrates → Wrote many famous Greek tragedies including Oedipus Rex.
Symposium → A gathering of men in Ancient Athens that featured eating, drinking, entertainment, and intellectual discussion