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Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Euclid
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
famous for writing the world's first geometry textbook
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
Pericles
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
26 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Ancient World History
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Ancient Greece
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
Ancient World History
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
25 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Euclid
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
famous for writing the world's first geometry textbook
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
Pericles
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
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ASL World History - Ancient Greece
King Phillip II
empire
Silk Road
polis
king of ancient Macedonia who took control of city states in…
area ruled by an emperor
route between China and the Mediterranean Sea used by traders
city state in ancient Greece
King Phillip II
king of ancient Macedonia who took control of city states in…
empire
area ruled by an emperor
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World History--Ancient Greece
Homer
Knossos
Strait
Trojan War
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the I…
The capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on th…
a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
(Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy
Homer
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the I…
Knossos
The capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on th…
61 terms
World History ~ Ancient Greece
arete
epic poem
polis
agora
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
A open area that served as a gathering place and as a market…
arete
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
26 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Ancient World History
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Ancient Greece
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
Ancient World History
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
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World History Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece Study Guide
Be familiar with the following terms -
Olympics
Aristocracy
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Athletic competitions between city states
Government controlled by wealthy land owners
Ancient Greece Study Guide
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Be familiar with the following terms -
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Ancient Greece- world history
Phillip 2
Alexander the Great
Aphrodite
Zeus
Macedonian king who conquered most of Greece.
Who established a Greek empire which stretched from Egypt to…
Who is the Greek goddess of love?
Who is the king of all the Greek gods?
Phillip 2
Macedonian king who conquered most of Greece.
Alexander the Great
Who established a Greek empire which stretched from Egypt to…
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World History: Ancient Greece
Aegean Civilization
Phoenicians
Crete
Minoans
1st modern civilization
1st to sail across the Mediterranean Sea
1st settled in 6000 BC, Capital is Knossos
1st of the great people to sail the Mediterranean (cannot rea…
Aegean Civilization
1st modern civilization
Phoenicians
1st to sail across the Mediterranean Sea
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World History: Ancient Greece
helots
hoplites
phalanx
Persian Wars
Spartan word for their slaves, who were the conquered Messeni…
citizen-soldiers of Greek city-states
fighting formation used by the Greek military
series of two wars in the 5th century B.C. that began when Pe…
helots
Spartan word for their slaves, who were the conquered Messeni…
hoplites
citizen-soldiers of Greek city-states
World History: Ancient Greece
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Tyranny
Democracy
Form of government in which a king had absolute power. This w…
Form of government controlled by the wealthy few who usually…
Form of government in which an individual took hold of absolu…
Form of government where all the white males agreed upon laws…
Monarchy
Form of government in which a king had absolute power. This w…
Oligarchy
Form of government controlled by the wealthy few who usually…
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Ancient Greece World History
polis
acropolis
agora
hoplite
where people came to meet for political, social, and religiou…
the place of refuge during an attack or a religious center on…
a public open space used for assemblies and markets
heavily armed foot soldiers (used phalanx formation)
polis
where people came to meet for political, social, and religiou…
acropolis
the place of refuge during an attack or a religious center on…
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World History: Ancient Greece
What were some important elements of p…
What were some important elements of s…
What were some elements of Greek archi…
What was the strongest empire on Earth…
Made of clay, used for storage, traded, very colorful, scenes…
Posed nude, showed off human body, realistic, extremely detai…
Very open, made of stone or marble, pitched (pointed) roof, p…
Persian empire
What were some important elements of p…
Made of clay, used for storage, traded, very colorful, scenes…
What were some important elements of s…
Posed nude, showed off human body, realistic, extremely detai…
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World History-- Ancient Greece
Delian League
Epicureanism
Persepolis
Federalism
Founded by Athens in 478 B.C.... Association of Greek city-state…
System of philosophy based upon the teachings of the ancient…
Capital city of Persia
Political concept where a group of people are bound together…
Delian League
Founded by Athens in 478 B.C.... Association of Greek city-state…
Epicureanism
System of philosophy based upon the teachings of the ancient…
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World History Ancient Greece
Spartans
classical
Alexander
Euclid
People who emphasized duty, strength and dicipline
Term used today for the art of Athens during the age of Peric…
Built an empire that stretched to India
Wrote the book Elements, which is basis for modern Geometry
Spartans
People who emphasized duty, strength and dicipline
classical
Term used today for the art of Athens during the age of Peric…
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Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Euclid
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
famous for writing the world's first geometry textbook
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
Pericles
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age; died from the pla…
26 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Ancient World History
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Ancient Greece
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
Ancient World History
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
26 terms
Ancient World History: Ancient Greece
Ancient World History
Hellenistic
Pericles
Socrates
Ancient Greece
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
the leader of Athens during its Golden Age
the "greatest" of the Greek philosophers; created a style of…
Ancient World History
Ancient Greece
Hellenistic
Greek culture blended with other cultures as the empire spread.
66 terms
World History ~ Ancient Greece
arete
epic poem
polis
agora
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
A open area that served as a gathering place and as a market…
arete
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
48 terms
World History: Ancient Greece
Homer
Troy
Mycenaea
what was the main economic activity of…
the author of the Illiad (750 BC) and the Oddyssey (725 BC).…
a city-state located in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). it co…
a city-state located on the Greek mainland. it competed with…
Overseas trade ... mountainous terrain prohibited substantial…
Homer
the author of the Illiad (750 BC) and the Oddyssey (725 BC).…
Troy
a city-state located in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). it co…
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Ancient Greece- world history
Phillip 2
Alexander the Great
Aphrodite
Zeus
Macedonian king who conquered most of Greece.
Who established a Greek empire which stretched from Egypt to…
Who is the Greek goddess of love?
Who is the king of all the Greek gods?
Phillip 2
Macedonian king who conquered most of Greece.
Alexander the Great
Who established a Greek empire which stretched from Egypt to…
18 terms
World History ~ Ancient Greece
epic poem
polis
agora
acropolis
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
A open area that served as a gathering place and as a market…
A(n) ___ was a fortified gathering place at the top of a hill…
epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
polis
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
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World History ~ Ancient Greece
arete
epic poem
polis
acropolis
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
A(n) ___ was a fortified gathering place at the top of a hill…
arete
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
48 terms
World History ~ Ancient Greece
epic poem
polis
agora
acropolis
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
A open area that served as a gathering place and as a market…
A(n) ___ was a fortified gathering place at the top of a hill…
epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
polis
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
61 terms
World History ~ Ancient Greece
arete
epic poem
polis
agora
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
A early Greek city-state that consisted of a city or town and…
A open area that served as a gathering place and as a market…
arete
___ is the qualities of excellence that a hero strives to win…
epic poem
A long poem that tells the deeds of a great hero is called a(…
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Ancient Greece World History
monarchy
aristocracy
oligarchy
direct democracy
State is ruled by a king, rule is hereditary, some rulers cla…
State ruled by nobility, rule is hereditary and based on fami…
State ruled by small group of citizens, rule is based on weal…
State ruled by its citizens, rule is based on citizenship, ma…
monarchy
State is ruled by a king, rule is hereditary, some rulers cla…
aristocracy
State ruled by nobility, rule is hereditary and based on fami…
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World History: Ancient Greece
ancient Greece is not _______
there are many _________ around greece
The seas by greece are..
what does Mediterranean mean
landlocked
islands
Mediterranean Sea and Aegean Sea
"Middle of the lands"
ancient Greece is not _______
landlocked
there are many _________ around greece
islands
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World History Ancient Greece
lyric poem
Draco
Mycenaeans
agora
a poem set to music
Did not approve of the democracy in the United States
lived on Greek mainland
activites that took place are political meetings, religious g…
lyric poem
a poem set to music
Draco
Did not approve of the democracy in the United States
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World History- Ancient Greece
Frescos
Volcanic Eruption
Odyssey & Illoid
Mountains & Islands
Paintings made on wet plaster; done by the Minoan people in t…
A major reason for the decline of the Minoan civilization.
blind poet Homer
2 important geographic features of Greece and the Aegean Regi…
Frescos
Paintings made on wet plaster; done by the Minoan people in t…
Volcanic Eruption
A major reason for the decline of the Minoan civilization.
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Ancient Greece World History
The Greeks
Balcon Peninsula
Arete
Hubris
Principal income from trading
Peninsula near Bosporus Strait
The striving for excellence, showing courage, cleverness, the…
Overwhelming pride, self glorification, arrogance, which ulti…
The Greeks
Principal income from trading
Balcon Peninsula
Peninsula near Bosporus Strait
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World History 1 Ancient Greece
Knossos
Shrine
Fresco
Trojan War
an ancient Minoan city on the Island of Crete
alter, chapel, or other sacred place
colorful painting on wet plaster
in Greek epic poems and myths, a ten-year war between Mycenae…
Knossos
an ancient Minoan city on the Island of Crete
Shrine
alter, chapel, or other sacred place
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Unit 2: World History- Ancient Greece/Rome
Polis
Acropolis
Autonomous
Monarchy
A Greek city-state. The fundamental... political unit of Ancient…
A fortified hilltop in an Ancient... Greek city.
Acting independently, or at least... having the freedom to do so.
A government in which power is in the hands of a single perso…
Polis
A Greek city-state. The fundamental... political unit of Ancient…
Acropolis
A fortified hilltop in an Ancient... Greek city.
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World History ( Ancient Greece )
Minoan Disappering
Trojan War
Greek Unity
Greek Government
- Minoan civilization vanished about 1400 B.C... - took place in…
- took place around 1250 B.C... - started over economic rivalry…
- shared common culture... - speak same language... - honored same…
- male landowners had power... - small population gave citizen l…
Minoan Disappering
- Minoan civilization vanished about 1400 B.C... - took place in…
Trojan War
- took place around 1250 B.C... - started over economic rivalry…
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World History- Ancient Greece
Minos
Crete
Knossos
Mycenaeans
King of Crete
...
...
-the people who conquered Crete and controlled Greece from 16…
Minos
King of Crete
Crete
...
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World History Ancient Civ and Ancient Greece Quiz
Socrates
Aristotle
Plato
Homer
Greek philosopher, used questioning for his students, Socrati…
Greek philosopher, studied at Pluto's academy, Argued people…
Greek philosopher, Student of Socrates, started an academy fo…
Author/Poet, wrote Iliad & Odyssey
Socrates
Greek philosopher, used questioning for his students, Socrati…
Aristotle
Greek philosopher, studied at Pluto's academy, Argued people…
40 terms
World History Ancient Greece
Mycenaeans
Homer
Acropolis
Phalanx
Flourished between 1600 and 1100 BC. After the Minoans and be…
Blind Greek poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
High place in the city. The most famous is in Athens. Every G…
Hoplites went into battle as a unit, marching shoulder to sho…
Mycenaeans
Flourished between 1600 and 1100 BC. After the Minoans and be…
Homer
Blind Greek poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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Ancient Greece World History
Homer
Socrates
Pythagoras
Archimedes
Wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey
"Know thyself"
Hypotenuse of right triangle=sum of 2 sides squared
Invented the lever
Homer
Wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey
Socrates
"Know thyself"
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World History Ancient Greece
Socratic Method
Humanism
Hellenistic
Idealism
Question and Answer Method that is open ended
Emphasizing the value of human achievement and the worth of b…
Period of Alexander the great. The mixing of Greek and Easter…
Art work that depicted humans in a perfect state with no blem…
Socratic Method
Question and Answer Method that is open ended
Humanism
Emphasizing the value of human achievement and the worth of b…
37 terms
Ancient Greece World History
Polis
Alexander the Great
Pericles
Aristotle
The fundamental political unit in ancient Greece... - made up of…
- King of Macedonia... - son of King Philip II ... - 20 years old w…
- wise statesman who led Athens during much of its golden age…
- a philosopher who questioned the nature of the world and of…
Polis
The fundamental political unit in ancient Greece... - made up of…
Alexander the Great
- King of Macedonia... - son of King Philip II ... - 20 years old w…
40 terms
World History Ancient Greece
Minoans
Myceneans
Balkan peninsula
Aegean Sea
A civilization on the Aegean Sea on the island of Crete betwe…
An Indo-European group of people dominating the Aegean world…
A peninsula bordered by the Adriatic Sea on the nw, the Ionia…
A sea between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey
Minoans
A civilization on the Aegean Sea on the island of Crete betwe…
Myceneans
An Indo-European group of people dominating the Aegean world…
60 terms
World History: Ancient Greece
island of crete
minoan civilization
King Minos
knossos
where was the Minoan civilization?
what was the first civilization in Greece?
who was the minion civilization named after?
what was the capital of the minoan civilizationn?
island of crete
where was the Minoan civilization?
minoan civilization
what was the first civilization in Greece?
21 terms
World History: Ancient Greece
Tragedy
Democracy
Oligarchies
Aristocracy
Serious Drama.
Rule by the people.
Rule by a few people.
Small group of nobles who run the government.
Tragedy
Serious Drama.
Democracy
Rule by the people.
49 terms
World History Ancient Greece
frescos
acropolis
minos
homer
watercolor painting on plaster
high city
ruler of crete-- minion civilization named after him
wrote the illiad and the odyssey-- main source for the Trojan…
frescos
watercolor painting on plaster
acropolis
high city
21 terms
World History Ancient Greece
Polis
Acropolis
Agora
Hoplites
The typical structure of a community in the Ancient Greece wo…
An ancient citadel located on an outcrop and contains the rem…
A public open space used for assemblies and markets
Hoplites were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states w…
Polis
The typical structure of a community in the Ancient Greece wo…
Acropolis
An ancient citadel located on an outcrop and contains the rem…
54 terms
World History Ancient Greece
Which happened first - the Persian War…
Homer
Knossos
Heinrich Schliemann
The Persian War
Great poet who wrote the Iliad
Site of the Palace of the Minoan rulers
Businessman who proved that the Trojan War really occurred
Which happened first - the Persian War…
The Persian War
Homer
Great poet who wrote the Iliad
42 terms
World History-Ancient Greece
Myenaeans
Trojan War
Dorians
Homer
People that settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 BC
A war fought around 1200 BC in which an army led by Mycenaean…
Greek speaking people that migrated into mainland Greece afte…
Greece's greatest story teller who was also blind
Myenaeans
People that settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 BC
Trojan War
A war fought around 1200 BC in which an army led by Mycenaean…
19 terms
World history- Ancient Greece
Polis
Alexander the Great
Hellenistic
Peloponnesian war
A city-state of Ancient Greece
King of Macedon and conqueror of much of Asia
Greek Like
War in Ancient Greece, the Athens empire vs Sparta
Polis
A city-state of Ancient Greece
Alexander the Great
King of Macedon and conqueror of much of Asia
55 terms
Ancient Greece - World History
Greek Geography
Polis
Acropolis
Agora
Different than China, it is a peninsula which extends into th…
Greeks version of a city state. It is a city built on 2 levels.
The high city, built on a hilltop with temples dedicated to t…
The lower part of the polis, it's the meeting/marketplace.
Greek Geography
Different than China, it is a peninsula which extends into th…
Polis
Greeks version of a city state. It is a city built on 2 levels.
36 terms
World History--Ancient Greece
Homer
Knossos
Strait
Trojan War
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the I…
The capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on th…
a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
(Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy
Homer
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the I…
Knossos
The capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on th…
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