Chapter 5 classical Greece
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Who built an empire that stretched to Asia?
Alexander the Great
Sparta's declaration of war against Athens began which war?
Which people emphasized duty, strength, and discipline?
Where was the largest known Hellenistic statue located?
Colossus of Rhodes
What battle formation produced the most powerful fighting force in the ancient world?
Who preserved and spread aspects of the Minoan culture?
Who wrote the well know book Elements, which is the basis for modern geometry?
What is the term used today for the art of Athens during the Age of Pericles?
Who warned the Greeks about the Macedonian King Phillip and his army?
Who moved into the Greek world and reigned for 400 years and left no written record?
Alexander the Great's first victories against the Persians gave him control of which regions?
What caused major difficulties in uniting the ancient Greeks under a single government?
They did not considered themselves to be from the same country
What were the reasons why Macedonia was able to conquer Greece?
The Greeks refused to unite to fight against he Macedonians
Who was driven from Greece shortly before the golden age of Athens began?
Who fought in the Peloponnesian war?
Spartans and Athenians
What separated the different regions within Greece?
What was Alexandria, Egypt, important during the Hellenistic Period?
It was the center id trade and everything else
After conquering Greece, Alexander conquered what regions?
Persian empire and India
What did Athens and Sparta have in common?
Both considered themselves to be Greek and developed powerful armies
Which cultures represented the cultural blend of Hellenistic culture?
Egyptian, Persian, and Greek
What causes the decline of Athens's golden age and the end of democracy?
King Phillip attacked
List reasons why Alexandria was the foremost center for the spread of Hellenistic civilization.
It was named for Alexander
It was the center of trade
Why did Alexander refuse a peace settlement for Darius III?
He wanted all of persia