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Lane Fox Classical World Greece
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Looking back to earliest times, ancient historians would say 'Let us begin with ...'
Women are presented with more courtesy in Homer than in his near-contemporary______
Homer and Hesiod point to the importance of a good (maid, mistress, wife)
Hesiod tells the story of the first-created woman, ____, who inadvertently brought hardship and sickness to men
In Hesiod, ____ working the farm are considered a natural part of the farmer's life
At no point in pre-classical Greek times does [slavery, loans, seafaring] not seem to have existed
'The epics [Iliad and Odyssey] present the unchallengeable dominance of a heroic _____'
Lane Fox emphasises three themes in the ancient world:
Freedom, justice, and luxury
3 MULTIPLE CHOICE OPTIONS
"Exactly how and when the polis had arisen remains highly _______ for lack of evidence
0 MULTIPLE CHOICE OPTIONS
The definition of polis is 'rather_____, varying between a 'settlement' or a 'community',
The distinctive sense of polis is, in my view, a '_______-state'.
Three groups typical of a polis - 1. Citizens and their wives and children; 2. Slaves; 3. Free foreigners (often called ___)
Number of villages in Athenian territory by 500: (340, 240, 140, 40)
Essentially, the polis was a community of _____, males who would necessarily fight for it.
Poleis 'are most likely to have formed c. 900-___BC'. (750, 650 or 550).
'The combination of a main ______, a country-territory and villages remained typical [of a polis], although the political rights of these elements varied over time and place.'
'Settlement [overseas, inland, led by generals] was an enduring aspect of Greek civilization'.
Even in Homer's time, there was no country called 'Greece' but Greeks shared tribal groupings, language and _____ beliefs
The Greek term 'Phoenicians' means '______ people', from their skilled use of a coloured dye
The site of the colony of ____, in Libya, was 'wonderfully fertile'
By 550, there were more than [6, 60, 160, 600] major overseas Greek settlements, from Spain to the Black Sea
Child mortality in Ancient Greece was at least [15, 25, 50] per cent
The oracle at Delphi is no older than [1100, 800, 650]BC
Hallmarks of a Greek overseas settlement: '______s, a regular 'gathering place' (agora), a shrine to the goddess Hearth and ...spaces for exercise and athletics'
What is impressive everywhere is the _________ of the Greek settlers.
No settlement is known to have failed through __________.
The Greek word 'aristocracy' did not occur before the 5th century, but Homer talked of leaders as '______', the best men by family
Speed of triremes - ___ knots
Triremes could cover how many kilometres in a day?
50-100, 100-200, or 200-300?
In Corinth, Euboea, Chios and Samos, nobles took an interest in the ____
agonal means (cooperative, competitive, painful)
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