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Common Assessment

Common Assessment for Ancient Greece and Hellenistic culture.

Polis An ancient Greek city-state
Agora A marketplace in a city-state
Acropolis A high hill, high hill in which marked the center of Athens (Parthenon)
Polytheistic Belief in many gods.
Assembly A group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose.
Parthenon White marble temple on the Acropolis in Athens built to honor Athena.
Socrates An ancient Greek philosopher; Socratic method (Philosophical method of questioning to gain truth.)
Plato Greek philosopher who believed that philosopher-kings should rule society. He rejected democracy.
Aristotle Greek philosopher who believed that observation and comparison were necessary to gain knowledge. He taught the Golden Mean.
Pythagoras Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and the founder of the Pythagoreanism movement. He is often known as a great mathematician and scientist and is best known for the Pythagorean theorem which bears his name.
Hippocrates The father of medicine, being considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine.
Alexander the Great Leader from Macedonia, his father conquered Greece, he brought Persia and most of Asia and Europe under his rule, spread Hellenistic (Greek-like) culture.
Pericles Great elected leader in Athens, democracy was the strongest under his leadership.
Homer Ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Aegean Sea What sea did the Greeks use to trade with Asia Minor?
Olive oil and grapes What were two major exports of Ancient Greece?
Adult males who were born in the polis Who was considered a citizen in Athens?
Mountainous What is most of Greece's terrain like?
Isolated Mountainous terrain caused city-states to be what?
Polytheistic Did Greeks believe in one or more than one God, being what?
Atop the acropolis Where is the Parthenon?
Selectrical columns What is a feature of architecture?
Spread of Greek-like culture (Hellenistic culture) What resulted Alexander the Great's conquest?
Direct democracy. What type of government did Athens have?
Athens Did Athens or Sparta trade and collenate?
Athens Did Athens or Sparta focus on education?
Sparta Did Athens or Sparta relied on agriculture?
Sparta Did Athens or Sparta train children into being warriors?
Oliarchy What type of government did Sparta have?
Citizens sat in an assembly and voted What happened in a direct democracy?
Grapes and olives What were two plentiful, natural resources in Greece?
Using an assembly How did Athens vote?
Wealthy citizens Who made decisions in Sparta?
Sparta Was it Athens or Sparta who created helots to farm and only traded in their league?
Athens Who created the Dalian League?
Athens Was it Athens or Sparta who used education to make good citizens and trade with others?
Athens Was it Athens or Sparta who traded outside of their city-state?
Philospher Who was Socrates?
Author/poet Who was Homer?
Mathmatition Who was Pythagoras?
Military leader/polition Who was Alexander the Great?
Conquered Persia and influenced the Mediterranean the spread of Greek language and culture What did Alexander the Great do?
Created by: Sarah Weitzel
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