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Ancient Greece

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Greece was a... Peninsula
Greece is in southern... Europe
The Mediterranean Sea is _____ of Greece South
Greece has lots of... Mountains
People in ancient Greece never called themselves... Greek
A city state is an _____ city Independent
The major Greek city states were... Athens, Sparta,
Polis is the Greek word for... City State
City life centered on the agora or... Marketplace
Instead of mainly traveling on land, people travel through... Water
Greeks were master shipbuilders and... Sailors
The most famous Greek city state was... Athens
A group of rich land owners are called... Aristocrates
Pisistratus was a... Tyrant
Athens created the worlds first... Democracy
Cleisthenes is called the... father of democracy
The good things about democracy are that... All citizens have a say and rich people power is limited
The bad things about democracy are... Slaves, women, and foreigners have no say, and it was difficult to make decisions
Greeks (especially the Athenians) began to think they were different than others - in a... Good way
Thanks to Aristotle, Greek _____ started looking at the world more closely. Scientists
The Greeks were very interested in the human mind and body, because of this Greek _____ made certain discoveries. Doctors
_____ spent his life studying geometry and many of the boring geometric rules we use today Euclid
_____ is known today for his writing on how doctors should behave Hippocrates
The Greek invented... History
A Greek named _____ was the "father of history" Herodotus
Greeks had wonderful... Art
The collection of stories from the Greeks are called... Greek mythology
_____ was the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey Homer
Fables are... Short stories that teach the reader about life or give advice on how to live.
Philosophers are... "Lovers of wisdom"
The three main Greek philosophers are... Socrates, Plato, and Aristole
Socrates taught by... asking questions
Socrates' method of learning is called the "Socratic method"
Socrates was put to death because... The people of Athens felt threatened by Socrates for leading the youth astray and not believing in the gods
Plato's teacher was... Socrates
Plato created a school called the... Academy
The book called The Republic was made by... Plato
Aristotle taught people to seek the"Golden mean" - by this he meant... that extremes were bad and one should stay in the middle
Empiricism is the... Studying of the visible world in order to make sense of it
Zeus is the... God of the sky
Poseidon is the... God of the sea
Ares is the... God of war
Athena is the... Goddess of wisdom
Hades is the... God of the underworld
 

 



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