How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "ancient greece flashcards"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "ancient greece flashcards"

34 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Who fell in love with Theseus?
Who was the son of the king of Athens…
Who was the king of Ithica who came up…
Who was Menelaus' brother who went to…
Ariande
Theseus
Odeysseus
Agamemmon
Who fell in love with Theseus?
Ariande
Who was the son of the king of Athens…
Theseus
48 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Illiad
Homer
Achilles
Homeric Values
Book written by Homer, shows values that every model citizen…
Famous Poet, wrote Illiad and the Odyssey
Famous Greek warrior featured in the Illliad
Values found in Homer's book--honesty, bravery, courage--arete
Illiad
Book written by Homer, shows values that every model citizen…
Homer
Famous Poet, wrote Illiad and the Odyssey
50 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
polis
classical
peninsula
mountains
The Greek word for city-state
A ____ age is one that is marked by great achievements.
an area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
_____ made it difficult to travel so people looked to the sea…
polis
The Greek word for city-state
classical
A ____ age is one that is marked by great achievements.
36 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Location, Climate, Land Features, Reso…
Positive and Negative aspects of the g…
Monarchy
Oligarchy
-Located near the Mediterranean Sea ... -Regular climate. Hot &…
Positive:... -The sea helped the military strength with the adva…
-One person (King or Queen) has the power to rule... -Hereditary…
-Oligarchies: governments where only few people hold power... -U…
Location, Climate, Land Features, Reso…
-Located near the Mediterranean Sea ... -Regular climate. Hot &…
Positive and Negative aspects of the g…
Positive:... -The sea helped the military strength with the adva…
34 terms
Ancient Greece
City-states (polis)
Polis
Athens
Direct democracy
In ancient Greece - a city & the surrounding area. ... They wer…
Greek term for a city-state in ancient Greece
A city-state of ancient Greece that was first to have a democ…
Type of democracy practiced in Athens; ALL citizens participa…
City-states (polis)
In ancient Greece - a city & the surrounding area. ... They wer…
Polis
Greek term for a city-state in ancient Greece
15 terms
History Flashcards (Ancient Greece)
Geography of Greece
Limited Land
Polis
Oligarchy
Many Islands... Not fertile land... Surrounded by seas... Rugged coasts
Greece had very limited land because most of the land was not…
A city-state in ancient Greece
a political system governed by a few people
Geography of Greece
Many Islands... Not fertile land... Surrounded by seas... Rugged coasts
Limited Land
Greece had very limited land because most of the land was not…
Ancient Greece Government Flashcards
Democracy
Vote
City-State
Laws
A system of government in which power is vested in the people…
Give or register a vote
A city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
an individual rule as part of a system of law
Democracy
A system of government in which power is vested in the people…
Vote
Give or register a vote
Ancient Greece Vocabulary Words
Peninsula
Polis
Classical
Acropolis
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Greek word for a city-state
Marked by great acheivements
High hill that a strong fortress was on
Peninsula
Area of land that is surrounded on three sides by water
Polis
Greek word for a city-state
33 terms
Ancient Greece
Trojan War
polis
acropolis
phalanx
A war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. A Blend of t…
A Greek city-state.
The highest point in Athens where temples were built for the…
A Spartan army formation with overlapping shields.
Trojan War
A war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. A Blend of t…
polis
A Greek city-state.
28 terms
ancient greece flashcards
Polis
Classical Age
Acropolis
democracy
The Greek word for city-state
The classical age is when people are marked by great achievme…
a high hill
type of government in which people govern themselves
Polis
The Greek word for city-state
Classical Age
The classical age is when people are marked by great achievme…
40 terms
ancient greece flashcards;Angela Benitez
the main land of greece
the sea was also used for...
polis
classical
peninsula
a source for food, and way of trading with other communities
the greek word for a city state
a age that is marked by great achievements
the main land of greece
peninsula
the sea was also used for...
a source for food, and way of trading with other communities
57 terms
Ancient Greece
Alexander the Great
Athenian Acropolis
Cyrus the Great
Palace at Knossos
Alexander the Great
Athenian Acropolis
48 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Constitution
Monarchy
Diarchy
Oligarchy
A set of principles and rules of governing
Government ruled by a king
Government ruled by two kings
A form of government in which a few people have the ruling po…
Constitution
A set of principles and rules of governing
Monarchy
Government ruled by a king
27 terms
Ancient Greece
Peloponnesian War
Macedonia
Aristotle
Alexander the Great
the war fought between Athens and Sparta that involved other…
kingdom located north of Greece
Greek philosopher and author of works on logic, science, and…
(356 BCE-323 BCE) He conquered most of the ancient world from…
Peloponnesian War
the war fought between Athens and Sparta that involved other…
Macedonia
kingdom located north of Greece
25 terms
Ancient Greece Review Flashcards
Illiad and The Odyssey
Trojan War
Rise of Greek City States
Geography of Greece
Was a epic that homer composed that tells the story of the Tr…
A war fought around 1200 B.C., in which an army led by Mycena…
...
...
Illiad and The Odyssey
Was a epic that homer composed that tells the story of the Tr…
Trojan War
A war fought around 1200 B.C., in which an army led by Mycena…
13 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
scourge
groveling
fawning
ravenous
inflicting harm; a source of widespread dreadful affliction a…
crawling; to behave in a servile or demeaning manner; cringe
cringing or pleading; To exhibit affection or attempt to plea…
very hungry; greedy for gratification
scourge
inflicting harm; a source of widespread dreadful affliction a…
groveling
crawling; to behave in a servile or demeaning manner; cringe
25 terms
Ancient Greece
direct democracy
city-state
Plato
Olympic Games
A government where citizens vote on all laws. Athens had this…
A city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independen…
One of the great Greek philosophers, believed in rule by smal…
began in Olympia, Greece, as athletic contests to honor Zeus,…
direct democracy
A government where citizens vote on all laws. Athens had this…
city-state
A city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independen…
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Acropolis
Agora
Altar
Alexander the Great
Greek word meaning high city.
A marketplace or city square.
A flat topped block used for making offerings to a god or god…
One of the most famous ancient Greek conquerors.
Acropolis
Greek word meaning high city.
Agora
A marketplace or city square.
69 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
peninsula
Archipelago
City-state
oracle
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A chain of islands
A city with political and economic control over the surroundi…
a person that can tell the futer
peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Archipelago
A chain of islands
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Greece's Geography
Minoans
Mycenaeans
Dark Age
Greece is a land filled with rugged mountains that rise to a…
Lived on the island of Crete and traded often. Their ship car…
Considered to be the first Greek people because they speak th…
After the fall of the Mycenaean society grease went into a pe…
Greece's Geography
Greece is a land filled with rugged mountains that rise to a…
Minoans
Lived on the island of Crete and traded often. Their ship car…
30 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Geography & its effect on settlement a…
Colonization: reasons and process
Agora
Monarchy
Ancient Greeks became isolated from each other because they w…
Greek colonies were formed because of the shortage of farmlan…
The Greek marketplace in Athens. Where merchants have shops t…
A form of government in which the ruling power is in the hand…
Geography & its effect on settlement a…
Ancient Greeks became isolated from each other because they w…
Colonization: reasons and process
Greek colonies were formed because of the shortage of farmlan…
58 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
acropolis
Aeschylus
Alexander the Great
Archimedes
a fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city-state
playwright who wrote Greek tragedies; most famous play was Th…
young leader from Macedonia who conquered Egypt, Asia Minor,…
scientist who used physics to make practical inventions such…
acropolis
a fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city-state
Aeschylus
playwright who wrote Greek tragedies; most famous play was Th…
44 terms
Ancient Greece flashcards
How did geography influence culture in…
What were the two oldest civilizations…
What caused the collapse of the Minoan…
What was the purpose of the formation…
Many oceans and mountains, rely on oceans for food and trade,…
Minoan and Mycenaean
invasions by other tribes and natural disasters caused their…
To provide greater protection and security from foreign tribes
How did geography influence culture in…
Many oceans and mountains, rely on oceans for food and trade,…
What were the two oldest civilizations…
Minoan and Mycenaean
58 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Pomegranate seed eater, stuck in under…
God of Fire, Black smith
Messenger God, God of Thieves, Winged…
Goddess of Love/Beauty, Born from sea…
Persephone
Hephaestus
Hermes
Aphrodite
Pomegranate seed eater, stuck in under…
Persephone
God of Fire, Black smith
Hephaestus
39 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards Map Skills
Which sea is below Crete?
What is the island north of the Medite…
Which Sea is south of Greece?
Why did the people established colonies?
Mediterranean Sea
Crete
Ionian Sea
The Greeks didn't have enough farmland for their people
Which sea is below Crete?
Mediterranean Sea
What is the island north of the Medite…
Crete
25 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Where was Greece developed around?
Did they have lots of arable land?
What helped them get more food?
Why were the cities separated?
Around the Aegean Sea and on the Balkan and Peloponnesus Peni…
No, they had limited arable land.
Commerce (Trade)
Because of the mountains and islands that make up Greece.
Where was Greece developed around?
Around the Aegean Sea and on the Balkan and Peloponnesus Peni…
Did they have lots of arable land?
No, they had limited arable land.
20 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
The first noted Roman?
Aeneas' two decendents?
Romulus and Remus were raised by a?
What did the boys fight over as they g…
Aeneas
Romulus and Remus
Shewolf
Who would rule the location(Rome)
The first noted Roman?
Aeneas
Aeneas' two decendents?
Romulus and Remus
Ancient Greece Study Flashcards
Polis
Acropolis
Minoan
Ancient Greece Jobs
Greek word for city-state
High hill
The ship builders
Craftsmen and Farmers, politicians
Polis
Greek word for city-state
Acropolis
High hill
9 terms
Ancient Greece flashcards 2
Sparta
Athens
Solon
peisistratus
or Lacedaemon was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece,
is the capital and largest city of Greece.
was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet.
the son of Hippocrates, was a ruler of ancient Athens during…
Sparta
or Lacedaemon was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece,
Athens
is the capital and largest city of Greece.
23 terms
History Ancient Greece flashcards
Peloponnesian war
Vendors
Hellenistic
Alexander the great
A conflict between Athens and Sparta that lasted for 27 years.
Sellers of goods.
Describes Greek history and culture after the death of Alexan…
Macedonian king had conquered Persia, Egypt, and lands extend…
Peloponnesian war
A conflict between Athens and Sparta that lasted for 27 years.
Vendors
Sellers of goods.
20 terms
Ancient Greece Flashcards
Where is Greece located?
What seas are located around Greece?
What are important physical features o…
How did Greece make money?
The Balkan Peninsula
Aegean Sea, Mediterranian Sea, Dardenelles Straight, Black Sea
Mountains
Through commerce
Where is Greece located?
The Balkan Peninsula
What seas are located around Greece?
Aegean Sea, Mediterranian Sea, Dardenelles Straight, Black Sea
ancient Greece test flashcards
Why is the period between 461-420 BCE…
Who was the scientist that discovered…
Name the three types of Greek columns.…
Which philosopher studied with Plato?…
It is known as the Golden Age of Athens because Athens flouri…
Archimedes was the greatest scientist of the Hellenistic peri…
The Doric was the most basic of the three columns, found all…
Aristotle studied with Plato for 20 years, then he opened his…
Why is the period between 461-420 BCE…
It is known as the Golden Age of Athens because Athens flouri…
Who was the scientist that discovered…
Archimedes was the greatest scientist of the Hellenistic peri…
33 terms
Ancient Greece test flashcards
How did sea effect Greece?
How did land effect Greece?
How did climate effect Greece?
what natural resources did Greece lack?
Important for trade
Mountains made land travel difficult
Warm weather provided the greeks w/ an outdoor lifestyle
Food/ agriculture and trees.... had to travel by sea.
How did sea effect Greece?
Important for trade
How did land effect Greece?
Mountains made land travel difficult
22 terms
ancient Rome/Greece flashcards
Humanism
Idealism
Realism
Rationalism
Greek value that focuses on everyday activities
The Greek value that focuses on how things should be
The Greek value that focuses on how things really are
The Greek value that focuses on understanding the world throu…
Humanism
Greek value that focuses on everyday activities
Idealism
The Greek value that focuses on how things should be
10 terms
ancient greece
Island
currency
army
citizen
Island
currency
14 terms
Ancient Greece
polis
Partheneon
Acropolis
Agora
polis
Partheneon
Acropólis
Agora
polis
polis
Partheneon
Partheneon
11 terms
Ancient Greece
Polis
Democracy
Assembly
Acropolis
Greek term for a city-state in ancient Greece- a city and the…
A type of government that is ruled by the people
In Athens, the meeting of citizens held every 10 days to deba…
Section of an ancient Greek city built on its highest hill co…
Polis
Greek term for a city-state in ancient Greece- a city and the…
Democracy
A type of government that is ruled by the people
31 terms
Ancient Greece
Trojan War
polis
acropolis
helot
a war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. A blend of t…
a Greek city-state
the highest point in Athens where temples were built for the…
captured people enslaved by the Spartans.
Trojan War
a war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. A blend of t…
polis
a Greek city-state
14 terms
Ancient Greece
Acropolis
Agora
Aristocrat
Assassinated
An elevated city
Public meeting and marketing place
Members of rich and powerful families
To Kill or Murder
Acropolis
An elevated city
Agora
Public meeting and marketing place
10 terms
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Alexander the Great
City-state
Sparta
Greeklike
Emperor who studied under Aristotle conquering lands in Europ…
political unit made up of a city and surrounding land
southern city-state that focused on military-like living
Hellenistic
Greeklike
Alexander the Great
Emperor who studied under Aristotle conquering lands in Europ…
13 terms
Ancient Greece
Aegean Sea
Monarchy
Aristocrat
Tyranny
An arm of the Mediterranean Sea, off the east coast ... of Greece.
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
a member of a rich and powerful family
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
Aegean Sea
An arm of the Mediterranean Sea, off the east coast ... of Greece.
Monarchy
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
48 terms
Chapter 9: Ancient Greece Flashcards
Peninsula
Mediterranean Sea
Ionian Sea
Aegean Sea
An area of land that is surrounded on three sides of water.
A huge sea to the south of Greece.
A sea to the west of Greece.
A sea to the east of Greece.
Peninsula
An area of land that is surrounded on three sides of water.
Mediterranean Sea
A huge sea to the south of Greece.
30 terms
Ancient Greece
agora
acropolis
polis
monarchy
an open area that served as both a market and a meeting place
a fortified area at the top of a hill, sometimes used for rel…
a Greek city-state, which was like a tiny independent country
a system of government with rule by a royal family
agora
an open area that served as both a market and a meeting place
acropolis
a fortified area at the top of a hill, sometimes used for rel…
27 terms
Ancient Greece
Trojan War
phalanx
direct democracy
city-state
a war between the Greeks and the people of Troy, a blend of m…
A Spartan army formation with overlapping shields
A government where citizens vote on all laws. Athens had this…
A city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independen…
Trojan War
a war between the Greeks and the people of Troy, a blend of m…
phalanx
A Spartan army formation with overlapping shields
38 terms
Ancient Greece
polis
citizens
politics
acropolis
city-state
members of the city state who had legal rights
are and practice of government
"high city"
polis
city-state
citizens
members of the city state who had legal rights
14 terms
Ancient Greece
Polis
Classical
Acropolis
Democracy
A Greek word for city-state.
An age marked by great achievements.
A high hill upon which a Greek fortress was built.
A type of government in which people rule themselves.
Polis
A Greek word for city-state.
Classical
An age marked by great achievements.
16 terms
Ancient Greece
polis
acropolis
agora
helots
A city-state in ancient Greece.
literally "high point of the city". The upper fortified part…
a market place in Ancient Greece
Spartan word for their slaves, who were the conquered Messeni…
polis
A city-state in ancient Greece.
acropolis
literally "high point of the city". The upper fortified part…
23 terms
Ancient Greece
metics
chiton
courtyard
civilization
people who came to live in Greece, but could not vote
dress if ancient Greece
outside area of the house
A society with cities, a government, job specialization, and…
metics
people who came to live in Greece, but could not vote
chiton
dress if ancient Greece
15 terms
ANCIENT GREECE
democracy
tyranny
oligarchy
assembly
a type of government where the people share the power (ex: U.…
a type of government where one person rules (ex: dictatorship)
a type of government where a few people rule (ex: monarchy...…
a group of people who made decisions about how a city-state s…
democracy
a type of government where the people share the power (ex: U.…
tyranny
a type of government where one person rules (ex: dictatorship)
19 terms
Ancient Greece
Effect of geography on Greece
Aegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Ionian Sea
mountains and islands led to independent city-states (like At…
What body of water lies to the east of the Greek mainland?
A large body of water bordered by Europe, Asia, and Africa
Sea to the west of Greece
Effect of geography on Greece
mountains and islands led to independent city-states (like At…
Aegean Sea
What body of water lies to the east of the Greek mainland?
1 of 10