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What is the Delian League?
An alliance of Greek city-states led by Athens against the Persians
How many people were taking part in the Ecclesia?
About 6000 people
What is the Great Panathenaia?
The greatest festival of Athens in honor of the Goddess Athena
For whom is the the Parthenon dedicated?
The Parthenon is dedicated to the goddess Athena
When was the Parthenon built?
What can we see on the Parthenon Frieze?
378 figures and 245 animals
How many people compose the Boule?
500 citizens are compose the Boule
Where is the "peplos scence" on the Parthenon Frieze?
The "peplos scene" is in the middle of the East Frieze
Where is the Parthenon located?
On the Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Where is the Parthenon Frieze today?
The Parthenon Frieze is in the British Museum, London, Great Britain
What is a democracy?
A system of government ruled by the people
Who were allowed to vote in the Athenian Democracy?
Only adult male citizens were allowed to vote in the Athenian Democracy
how many times did the Ecclesia was organized each month?
The Ecclesia was organized about 7 times a month
Where are the citizens voting?
The citizens are voting in the Ecclesia
Who was not allowed to vote in the Athenian Democracy?
Women, Children and foreigners were not allowed to vote in the Athenian Democracy
When was the Parthenon blown up?
The Parthenon was blown up in 1687
What is the length of the Parthenon Frieze?
The Parthenon Frieze is 1600 meters long
Who did blow up the Parthenon?
The Venetians blew up the Parthenon in 1687
Who was Lord Elgin?
Lord Elgin was the British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
What did Lord Elgin with the Parthenon Marbles?
Lord Elgin removed the Marbles and took them to England
Who directly decided how Athens was run?
The Ecclesia decided how Athens was run
How was the members of the Council of 500, or Boule, selected?
The members of the Boule were selected by lottery
What was the part of the eligible Athenians of the overall population?
Between 10 and 20% of the overall population
Who has described the Athenian democracy as "being anarchic and run by fools"?
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