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?
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