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Greek Study Guide

6th grade ancient Greece assessment

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Modern knowledge of Mycenaeans comes from... Minoans
Whom did Athens, Sparta, and other Greek city states defeat? Persia
a person, esp. an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.(in ancient times) a leader of the people. Demagogue
an ancient Greek city state Polis
a native or inhabitant of ancient Crete Minoans
427–347 b.c., Greek philosopher. Plato
of or pertaining to ancient and recent Persia (now Iran), its people, or their language Persians
356–323 b.c., king of Macedonia 336–323: conqueror of Greek city-states and of the Persian empire from Asia Minor and Egypt to India. Alexander the Great
ruled Macedonia from 359 to 336 BC-born in Pella, the capital of the ancient Macedonian kingdom-youngest son of king Amyntas III- youngest brothers of future kings Alexander II and Perdiccas III Philip
what is an epic? a long story
what is a myth? a story aboutr a god or a hero
what is an acropolis? a walled in fort
an open air market agora
wealthy ruling class aristocracy
small ruling group oligarchy
an agreement to cooperate alliance
group of allies league
why is greece a good trade center? because they had many natural harbors
who is Homer? A greek poet
what dis the minoans use their palaces for? governing and controlling the neighboring country side
why did the Spartans choose to have a military culture? to control and protect their city state.
why did the people have a cultural connection? they felt that they had a common ancestor, language and religion
who could not vote in athenian democracy? women and slaves.
how did winning the persian war effecct Athens?> they feared future attack so they formed the peloponnesian leauge
how is the Hellinistic Age known? people from outside the city states picked up greek culture during this time
how did Alexander's death effect his empire? it boke into 3 parts Egypt, Syria, And Macedonia
how are Greece and USA the same? How are they different they both have a democracy. but in Greece only men could vote and in USA every one can vote over the age of 18
Created by: kennat