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a terrible plague struck Athens in 430 and 429 BC, changing the course of the Peloponnesian War
Greek drama was created as part of religous festivals honoring Dionysus, god of wine and celebration.
Hellenistic culture blended elements of Greek civilazation with ideas from Persia, Egypt, Central Asia, and other regions.
Alexander the Great discouraged Greeks from mingling with people from places he conquered.
Stoicism, a new school of philosophy created in the Hellenistic world, taught that humans should seek our pleasure and avoid pain.
The city-state of Sparta was characterized by-
An emphasis on warefare
Study the map titled "The Peloponnesian War", according to the map, which side controlled much of the territory surrounding the Aegean Sea during the Peolponnesian War?
the Delian League
The battle of Salamis was significant because it -
stranded the Persian army in Greece without naval support
Who took the throne in Macedonia after King Phillip II was assassinated?
Alexander's empire did not grow any larger because?
he reached all his goals
Which of the following playwrights wrote the tradegy about Oedipus?
Study the map titled "The Peloponnesian War." What statement about the Peloponnesian War is best supported by the map?
Athens needed ships to communicate with its allies
What was the result of the first Persian invasion?
the Athenians won
Spartan society revolved around training for war because?
Spartans believed strength in battle determined a person's whole worth
Which of the following is the correct sequence of influential men in the development of democracy in Athens, from first to last?
Draco, Solon, Peisistratus, Cleisthenes
Macedonia was able to take control of all of Greece in the 340's BC because?
a long cycle of warefare left all of Greece vulnerable to attack
The art of play writing
Public marketplace where people did business, gossiped, and discussed politics
Became king of Macedonia and Greece after Alexander's death
Tight rectangle formation used by Greek armies
Led the second Persian invasion of Greece
Skilled Politician and speaker who was very focused on rebuilding Athens
Clear and ordered thinking
philosophy that rejected pleasure, wealth, and social responsibility
conquered every major city-state in Greece except Sparta
considered to be the first Greeks
Tells the story of the last year of the Trojan War
Developed a harsh law code
Hellenistic thinker who developed many geometry shapes
Method of learning through questions
Philosopher who argued that people should be able to use reason to help them learn about the world
Calculated the circumference of the globe
Philosophers who believed finding pleasure and avoiding pain in life was most important
Philosophers who emphasized self-discipline, emotional control, and personal morality
An alliance of several Greek city-states led by Athens
Athenenian leader who made 10 tribes the basis for elections
Basic political unit in Greece
Female Greek Poet
Who was the goddess of war
How did Alexander encourage the blending of cultures in his empire
Alexander lived in a "Hellenistic World". Which refers to being "Greeklike", culture after blending with other cultures. He married two persian princesses. He wanted his soilders to marry persians. He appointed officials from other cultures. Eventually he built cities and wanted Greeks to spread out.