Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Short Answer
Short Answer
Short Answer

100

A hired soldier.
What is a mercenary?

100

A traditional story that may include gods and goddesses and often tries to explain events in nature.
What is a myth?

100

Homer
What is who wrote the Iliad?

100

This the main reason why Greek city-states developed different forms of government.
What is geography?

100

He thought only a small group of educated people should rule.
Who is Plato?

200

Valuables taken at war.
What is plunder?

200

The longest race in the Olympics about 26 miles
What is a marathon?

200

Troy, Sparta, Mycenae, Athens
What is the four major city-states in the Trojan War?

200

This epic poem was one of the world's first pieces of literature and introduced the Greek gods into history.
What is the Iliad?

200

To serve on juries, to participate in political debates, and to defend the city.
What are responsibilities of a citizen of Athens?

300

An epidemic of an often fatal disease.
What is a plague?

300

To live forever.
What is immortal?

300

Sparta had this type of government.
What is an aristocracy?

300

This city-state was ruled by a democracy.
What is Athens?

300

Sparta's fear of losing power and the rise of Athens led to the start of this war.
What is the Pelopennsian War?

400

An outdoor market in ancient Greece.
What is an agora?

400

A government by the people.
What is a democracy?

400

A group of city-states led by Athens.
What is the Delian League?

400

He founded schools that became universities?
Who is Aristotle?

400

This man was important to the spreading and assimilation of Greek culture throughout the ancient world.
Who is Alexander the Great?

500

A person who studies truth and knowledge.
What is a philosopher?

500

A government controlled by a few wealthy people.
What is an aristocracy?

500

He developed the way teacher's teach students.
Who is Socrates?

500

Due to a lack of flat land and a major river, ancient Greeks were forced to do this in order to survive.
What is trade?

500

The "golden" age of trade was possible because of the spread of Greek civilization and beliefs.
What is the Hellenistic Age?