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Greek Review

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What are the 3 major seas surrounding the country of Greece? Mediterranean, Aegean, and Ionian Sea
What is the largest of the more than 2,000 islands of Greece? The island of Crete
What covers nearly three-forths of Greece? Mountains
What are the two main exports of Greece? Olives and grapes
What was Sparta known for? Their strong and successful miliarty culture.
What was the ancient Greek religion? It was polytheistic (worshipped by many gods).
What ended the Golden Age of Athens? The Peloponnesian War.
Who taught Alexander the Great? Aristotle
Whose goal was it to rule the world? Alexander the Great
What does Democracy mean? Rule by the people
What is Oligarchy? It's any small ruling group.
What does the word philosopher mean? "lover of wisdon" and studies the meaning of life.
Who are the three major Greek Philosophers? Socrates (the gadfly), Plato and Aristotle
What was an Academy used for? It was the learning center where students could study under a philosopher.
What is the agora? It's an open aired marker; city-states developed around the arora.
What was a fortified hill at the venter of a city-state where you will also find a temple. Acroplis
Who created the first democracy? Athens
What is a monarchy? a government ruled by a monarch (king or queen).
When did the Romans gain control of Greece? 146 B.C.
Greece, Rome and Egypt all surround what? The Mediterranean Sea.
Created by: doughty.michelle