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  1. oligarchies
  2. tyrants
  3. aristocracies
  4. Hellenistic Synthesis
  5. Solon
  1. a Athenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt
  2. b Greek city-states controlled by nobles.
  3. c After Alexander's death, many Greeks left their over crowded homeland to settle in new lands creating cosmopolitan societies connected by trade and Greek culture. (India and Iran)
  4. d the rule of merchant aristocracies-- possessed constitutions but only a small class controlled the functions of government.
  5. e in ancient Greece, rulers who seized power by force but who ruled with the people's support; later came to refer to rulers who exercise brutal and oppressive power

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one of Socrates' students; was considered by many to be the GREATEST philosopher of western civilization. He explained his ideas about government in a work entitled The Republic. In his ideal state, the people were divided into three different groups.
  2. Semitic-speaking Canaanites living on the coast of modern Lebanon and Syria in the first millennium B.C.E. From major cities such as Tyre and Sidon, these merchants and sailors explored the Mediterranean, and engaged in widespread commerce.
  3. Prosperous civilization on the Aegean island of Crete in the second millennium B.C.E. They engaged in far-flung commerce around the Mediterranean and exerted powerful cultural influences on the early Greeks.
  4. The idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulated and adhered to for life on Earth, not to accommodate the prescriptions of a deity and promises of a comfortable afterlife. opposite of a theocracy.
  5. An Athenian statesman from 515-495 B.C.E. who became a ruler that encouraged a more democratic system of government; assembly-law making body, granted some citizenship to some, set-up council of 500, introduced Ostracism.

5 True/False questions

  1. Archimedesruled directed by king or queen who has the executive, legislative, and judical powere

          

  2. Aristotleship sailed by Greeks and Persians, strong bronze bows used as battering rams

          

  3. phonetic alphabetSemitic-speaking Canaanites living on the coast of modern Lebanon and Syria in the first millennium B.C.E. From major cities such as Tyre and Sidon, these merchants and sailors explored the Mediterranean, and engaged in widespread commerce.

          

  4. polisAthenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt

          

  5. Iliad and OdysseyGreek epic poems attributed to Homer; defined relations of gods and humans that shaped Greek mythology.