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100

This is another word for Greeks

What is Hellenes?

100

This was the most important goddess to the minoans

Who is Mother Nature? 

100

Where did the Mycenaeans come from before settling in Greece?

What is Southern Russia? 

100

In what modern day country did the first Greek colony start in?

What is Turkey?

100

Cutting steps inot hillsides to create more flat farmland

What is terrace farming?

200

This was the first Greek colony 

What is Ionia?

200

Name 3 crops the Minoans grew?

What is wheat, grapes, and olives? 

200

What were 2 things that led to the "Dark Age" for the Mycenaeans?

What is Civl Wars and the Dorian Invasions?

200

This led to the settlements of Greece being very isolated?

What is it being mountainous and seas?

200

A settlement under the control of a distant county/power

What is a colony?

300

This group invaded the Mycenaeans bringing on a dark age

What is Dorians?

300

This was the world's first important seafaring civilization

What is the Minoans?

300

What were 3 things that happened to the Mycenaeans during the dark ages?

What is stopped all trade, forgot to read and write, and crafting skills were lost? 

300

Greek civilization grew from a combination of what 2 earlier groups? 

What is Minoans and Mycenaeans?

300

Land surrounded on 3 sides by water

What is a peninsula?

400

Large island in the Mediterranean

What is Crete?

400

Where did Minoan civilization begin?

What is Crete?

400

Name two famous poems written by Homer about the Trojan War?

What is "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey"? 

400

What was the main cause of war between the settlements?

What is shortage of good farmland?

400

Person who grows only enough food to survive

What is a subsistence farmer?

500

One of the largest cities on Crete

What is Knossos?

500

Name two ways that Minoan cities were different from others of the time period?

What is they had a palace at the center instead of a temple and it was not surrounded by water? 

500

Name two things the Mycenaeans learned from the Minoan traders that visited them? 

What is ship building and navigations? 

500

These were key to spreading Greek culture throughout the Ancient World?

What is Colonies? 

500

Wars between groups of citizens 

What is civil wars? 

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