5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- natural law
- phonetic alphabet
- a ruled directed by king or queen who has the executive, legislative, and judical powere
- b the rule of merchant aristocracies-- possessed constitutions but only a small class controlled the functions of government.
- c 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
- d an alphabet of characters intended to represent specific sounds of speech
- e Universal law that could be understood by applying reason; letting people govern themselves.
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.
- heavily armed Greek infantrymen who marched and fought in close ranks; most of the recruits were middle-class citizens
- 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.
- 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)
- The Hellenic Period of Greek Culture is regarded by many as one of the most creative periods in world history. Works developed in this period inspired developments not only in Rome and Western Europe, but also among Persians, Buddhists and Muslims as well.
5 True/False questions
Herodutus → A historian (c. 485-425BC) who is referred to as the father of history. He wrote The Histories, about Persia's decision to attack Greece. His histories were based on oral folklore.
Athens → 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
tyrants → Greek city-state that was ruled by an oligarchy, focused on military, used slaves for agriculture, discouraged the arts
secularism → 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.
aristocracies → 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.