Vocabulary
Geography
Trivia
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Greek Mythology
100
A large hill where city residents could seek shelter and safety in times of war
What is Acropolis?
100
A country in Southeastern Europe, on the European Continent, bordering Abania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey.
What is Greece?
100
A foreigner living in Athens, usually a craftsman or trader.
What is a Metic?
100
Two groups of people that did *not* have the right to vote
What are women and slaves?
100
Athenians honored this goddess by killing a cattle on the top of the Acropolis.
Who is Athena?
200
The author of the Book of Greek Myths that we studied.
Who is "D'Aulaire"?
200
A large mass of land, three sides of which are bordered by water
What is a "peninsula"?
200
A large athletic competition, involving many sports, born in Ancient Greece, in which many city-states participated. It developed into the biggest international athletic competition in the world today.
What are the Olympics?
200
A form of government in which the ruling power is in the hands of one person who is *not* the lawful king or queen, where that power is usually taken by force.
What is Tyranny?
200
This god was the ruler of all the Greek gods and married his sister.
Who is Zeus?
300
A reproduction or experience that mirrors what actually happened
What is a Simulation?
300
The peninsula on which Sparta is located.
What is Peloponnesus?
300
The worship or belief in many gods and/or goddesses.
What is Polytheism?
300
Greece (Athens, in particular) is the birthplace of this form of government, that the United States uses today.
What is Democracy?
300
The goddess who was the daughter of Uranus and the wife of Hephaestos. She was known as the goddess of love and beauty.
Who is Aphrodite?
400
A clearing that served both as a marketplace and as a meeting place
What is "Agora"?
400
This island provided an ideal rest stop for ships sailing between Greece and Western Asia.
What is Rhodes (Turkey)?
400
One of the most important agricultural exports in Greece.
What are Olives? (or Wine)
400
A system of government that Greece had during the Mycenean period, in which the ruling power is in the hands of one person
What is Monarchy?
400
The god born from Zeus's thigh and was the god of wine and plays.
Who is Dionysus?
500
A person who has certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
What is a citizen?
500
The three seas that surround Greece and its 400 islands.
What are the Mediterranean, Ionian, and Aegean Seas?
500
An almost-invulnerable Greek god, who died from an arrow in his heel, his only vulnerable spot.
Who is Achilles?
500
A system of government where a small group of the richest and most powerful citizens controlled decision making, used by most city-states in the Archaic period.
What is Oligarchy?
500
This god had a violent temper and was known as the god of war.
Who is Ares?
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