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Greek quiz

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Greece was subdivided into many___________. City states
Greece is a ___________. Peninsula
Where is Greece located? Southern Europe
The _________ Sea is in the South. Mediterranean
City life was centered on the ________, or marketplace. Agora
What is the Greek word for city state? Polis
Greek life and culture was shaped by their ___________. Geography
Who were master shipbuilders and sailors? Greeks
What was the fortress that stood at the top of a high hill called? Acropolis
The most famous Greek city state was ________. Athens
Early Athens was governed by an __________. Oligarchy
What was a small group of rich landowners called? Aristocrats
Greece has lots of ________. Mountains
The Greeks traveled by __________. Water
Early Athens were governed by an _________. Oligarchy
A small group of rich landowners were called ____________. Aristocrats
Oligarchy means "___________". Rule of a few
A leader who holds political power through the use of force. Tyrant
A form of government where the people rule themselves. Democracy
Cleisthenes was called the _______________. Father of democracy
A collection of literature is called _______________. Greek Mythology
Writer of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Homer
A short story that teaches the reader about life lessons is what? Fable
Who was known for his fables? Aesop
Philosophers were known as what? Lovers of wisdom
How did Socrates teach? Asking questions
Socrates method of learning is called _____________. Socratic method
What punishment did the people of Athens give to Socrates after he was put to trial? Death
Who was the student of Socrates? Plato
What was the name of the school Plato created? The Academy
Plato's most famous book is called ______ _______. The Republic
Who was the student of Plato? Aristotle
Which of the three teachers were the most famous? Aristotle
What was the word used by Aristotle that meant that extremes were bad and one should stay in the middle? Golden Mean
What is the study of the visible world in order to make sense of it? Empiricism
Who was the god of the Sea? Poseidon
Who was the god of war? Ares
Who was the god of wisdom? Athena
Who was the god of the sky? Zeus
Who was the god of the Underworld? Hades
Who created the worlds first democracy? Athens
Herodotus was called the__________. Father of history
Who was known for his writings on how doctors should behave? Hippocrates
Who is known for empiricism? Aristotle
Created by: JosephPuckett