6 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- A large, almost landlocked arm of the Atlantic Ocean touching Europe, Asia, and Africa.
- Greek biographer of the first to early second century AD. Author of Parallel Lives which compared famous men of classical Greece and republican Rome.
- system of government in which all 'citizens' (however defined) have equal political and legal rights, privileges, and protections, as in the Greek city-state of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E.
- a state of extreme confusion and disorder
term for the battle formation of Greek hoplites; it consisted of tightly packed rows of hoplites, typically 8 ranks deep. The formation was suited for fighting on level ground but did not work well in difficult terrain.
5 True/False questions
acropolis → highest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state
Solon → Athenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt
Cleisthenes → An Athenian statesman from 515-495 B.C.E. who became a ruler that encouraged a more democratic system of government
archons → 9 rulers who served a 1 year term in office and appointed all other officials and made all the laws. The laws were never written down and were interpreted and applied by judges, or a group of nobles.
polis → Athenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt