5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Iliad and Odyssey
- a Greek city-states controlled by nobles.
- b ruled directed by king or queen who has the executive, legislative, and judical powere
- c Athenian philosopher (ca. 470-399 B.C.E.) who shifted the emphasis of philosophical investigation from questions of natural science to ethics and human behavior. He made enemies in government by revealing the ignorance of others.
- d Greek epic poems attributed to Homer; defined relations of gods and humans that shaped Greek mythology.
- 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
- 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.
- (287-212 BCE) Greek mathematician and inventor. He wrote works on plane and solid geometry, arithmetic, and mechanics. He is best known for the lever and pulley.
- Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander the Great, and the author of works on logic, metaphysics, ethics, natural sciences, politics, and poetics, he profoundly influenced Western thought.
- the rule of merchant aristocracies-- possessed constitutions but only a small class controlled the functions of government.
- Athenian appointed by the Athenian archons to bring order to Athens. His solution was to enact very harsh laws, and the result was not a success. From this we get the adjective draconian
5 True/False questions
Trieme → Ruled Athens while Athens was in a Golden Age. The government became more democratic and the economy thrived. Athens had a direct democracy under Pericles.
natural law → Universal law that could be understood by applying reason; letting people govern themselves.
Delian League → Ruled Athens while Athens was in a Golden Age. The government became more democratic and the economy thrived. Athens had a direct democracy under Pericles.
Herodutus → in ancient Sparta, this was the term for the slaves that were owned by the state
Classical Age → Universal law that could be understood by applying reason; letting people govern themselves.