Minoan Civilization
Mycineaen Civilization
Sparta
Athens
Potpourri

100

With his powerful navy, King Minos dominated this body of water.

What is the Aegean Sea?

100

This object allowed a mycenaean seal team to penetrate the city walls of Troy.

What was the Trojan Horse?

100

Unlike other city-states, Sparta's town center was located there.

What is a valley?

100

He was considered the Father of Democracy and Terry couldn't pronounce his name.

Who is Cleisthenes?

100

It means "High City" and was used to describe most town centers in Greek City-States.

What is Acropolis?

200

In about 1000 BC this society took over when the Mycenaean civilization disappeared.


Who are the Dorians?

200

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200

This is the age when boys were inducted into the Spartan military.

What is 7 years old.

200

Under Solon, for the first time these classification of men could be a court juror.

What is a Free Man?

200

This was the reason that Ancient Greece fell into it's "Dark Ages".

What is lacking a written language?

300

The is the island where Minoan civilization was located.

What is Crete?

300

The palace of King Minos was located in this city.

What is Knossos?

300

Comprised of all men over 30, they voted on the laws.

What is the assembly?

300

Unlike "representative democracy" this form of government lets citizens vote on every little thing.

What is "Direct Democracy"?


300

Greece is about the size of this US southern state.

What is Louisiana?

400

Historians conjecture that this event spawned the myth of Atlantis.

What is the volcanic eruption on Crete in 1450BC

400

The Mycenaeans  "borrowed" the language of the Minoans to make this language.

What is Linear B?

400

This office made sure kings stayed within the law and controlled education.

Who are Ephors?

400

It was the principle crop of Athens.

What are olives?

400

Although most people think A.D. stands for "after death", this is the actual meaning of the acronym.

What is Anno Domini?

500

This building consisted of halls and doorways, many of which didn't go anywhere.

What is the Labyrinth?

500

Her face launched a thousand ships as well as started the Trojan War.

Who is Helen of Troy?

500

This was done to hide wounds from their enemies in battle.

Why did Spartans dye their cloaks red?


500

When he came into power, he erased the debt obligation which made some men non-citizens.

Who is Solon?

500

This was the political system where only landowners could hold office.

What is an Aristocracy?