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The Greeks used the word polis to refere to

the city-state

under the leadership of____Athens became the most sophisticated of the polis.


The Spartans were constantly afraid of the prospect of an uprising be serfs known as


In the Republic, Plato proposed that the true rulers of society should be

philosopher kings

Of all the Hellenistic empires, Greek infulence was greatest in

the Seleucid realm


believed that philosophers could rely on their senses

The most distinctive feauture of classical Greek culture was the effort to construct a consistent system of philosophy based purely on____.

human reason

The Mycenaeans received early indirect influence from the Egyptians and Phoenicians through their contract through the


The leader who forged a comprimise between then's social classes by allowing the aristocrats to keep their land while also providing representations for the common classes was


Socrates believed that___was more important than wealth or fame

human reason

The____ empire was the wealthiest of the Hellenistic empires.


Of the natural diasters that plagued the Minoans, the most devastating was the volcanic eruptions in 1628 on the Island of


Which of the Hellenistic philosophies viewed pleasures at the greatest good?


The Persian king___viewed the naval loss of Salamis.


Socrates believed that it was most important to try and understand

human nature

The Greeks used the word___to refer to generals or poloticians who, although often popular, gained power by irregular means.


Athenian democracy was open to

all Athanian citizens

In which polis did woman have the most freedom?


The center of the Hellenistic world was


By 338 BCE the Greeks had fallen to

Phillip II

Which of the following events occured during the time of Pericles?

All answers

The Mycenaens adapted the Minoan written language to their own needs and developed a syllabic script called

Linear B

All of the following came about because of Greek colonization except

political unification

The best example of Minoan cultural brilliance can be seen in the remains at


The political world of the Ancient Greeks

usually consisted of independent, autonomous city-states

The largest part of Alexander's conquests, essentially the former Achaemenid empire, was taken over by


The role of woman in the Greek world

was limited in a strictly patriarchal society

The eastern most point of Alexander's conquest was


The decisive naval battle of Persian war was fought at


Sappho was

the most influencial Greek poet

The Minoans wrote with a script known as___, which is not yet deciphered

Linear A

Which of the Hellenistic philosophies considered all human beings to be members of a single, universal family?


Distinction among the ancient Spartans came from

dicipline and military talent

The Homeric epic the Iliad deals with

the war to capture Troy

The Golden Age of Greece came to an end after the

Peloponnesian War

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