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QUIZ ON SECTION 1 & 2 Ancient Greece

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Knossos
an ancient minoan city on the island of Crete
trojan war
War in which the Mycenaeans attacked the city of Troy.
Homer
blind poet who sang of heroic deeds. wrote the Iliad & The Odyssesy.
Mycenaeans
first civilization in ancient Greece in Crete
How did Mycenaeans get rich?
sea trade
What do the Iliad & The Odyssesy tells us about ancient Greek Life?
The Trojan War and the values of ancient Greeks
acropolis
high city on top of a hill
monarchy
a government in which a hereditary ruler has all the power.
aristocracy
land holding elite
oligarchy
wealthy merchants farmers and artisans who challenged the landowning nobles for power of the city-states.
phalanx
a massive tactical formation of heavily armed foot soldiers.
democracy
government by the people
tyrant
people who gain power by force
How did the topography of Greece affect each city state
Mountains divide the peninsula into valleys. Greeks settled on the scattered islands. No big empires.
Spartans practived what type of government
totalitarism
examples of how military ruled the Spartans life.
Took boys at seven for training
live in barracks
hard exercise
steal food
harsh discipline
Athens had what type of government
Democracy
Differences between Athens & Sparta
Democratic Government
Education
Culture
Elected officials
Owned their own land
Zeus
Most powerful Greek god who lived on Mount Olympus in Northern Greece.