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A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives. Direct Democracy
He led Athens during much of its golden age. Pericles
An alliance of ancient Greek city states, that was dominated by Athens. Delian League
This temple was built to worship Athena, the goddess of wisdom and the protector of Athens. Parthenon
Their val- ues of harmony, order, balance, and proportion became the standard of what is called... Classical Art
A serious drama about common themes such as love, hate, war, or betrayal. Tragedy
He wrote more than 100 plays, including the tragedies Oedipus Rex. Sophocles
Contained scenes filled with slapstick situations and crude humor. Comedy
His book on the Persian Wars is considered the first work of history. Herodotus
A war fought between the two leading city-states in ancient Greece. Peloponnesian War
Meaning “lovers of wisdom.” Philosophers
He was brought to trial for “corrupting the youth of Athens” Socrates
Poison that killed Socrates slowly. Hemlock
He was a student of Socrates, and wrote The Republic. Plato
He questioned the nature of the world and of human belief, thought, and knowledge. Aristotle

The Golden Age Of Greece Crossword

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Who was the leader in Athens from 461 B.C. to 429 B.C.? Pericles
Where was the Parthenon to Athena built? Athenian Acropolis
Under the leadership of Pericles, citizenship was extended to? Lower-class males
The Greeks laid the foundation for which civilization? Western
What is Plato's most famous work? The Republic
Who was known as the "Father of Tragedy"? Aeschylus
______________ Bound was one of Aeschylus's famous works. Prometheus
One of Sophocles's famous works was the O------ at C------? Oedipus at Colonus
Both of Homer's works was based on the? Trojan War
Who is known as the first writer to collect materials and arrange them in a narrative? Herodotus
Herodotus is also known as the? Father Of History
Who wrote The History of the Peloponnesian War? Thucydides
Which statue is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World? The Statue Of Zeus
Phidias was both a sculptor and a? Painter?
What is the most ornate type of Greek column? Corinthian
Which is the least ornate type of Greek column? Doric
Which is considered the average ornate type of Greek column? Ionic
Archimedes contributed to the discovery of? Density
Hippocrates is also known as the? Father Of Medicine
Which Greek mathematician wrote "The Elements"? Euclid
Which Greek philosopher created the theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2? Pythagoras
Which Greek philosopher was a teacher of Plato? Socrates
Pluto believed in the concept of the philosopher king and disliked? Democracy
Aristotle was a tutor of? Alexander The Great

Ancient Greece Crossword

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Games held every four years olympics
Outdoor marketplace agora
Government ruled by wealthy privileged families aristocracy
Famous for its army sparta
A fast-spreading, often deadly disease plague
Earliest known greek civilization minoans
Another word for slaves in Sparta helots
Who created the machine that carried water from a lower to a higher level archimedes
A machine that carried water from a lower to a higher level screw
Valuables seized in wartime plunder
The war fought between Sparta and Athens was called peloponnesian
The Trojan war was fought between the Greeks and the people of troy
A great king of Macedonia who expanded the empire Alexander
One of Greek's finest achievements in architecture parthenon
Composed two poems about the Trojan War homer
The "Father of Medicine" hippocrates
Had a mighty navy athens
A greek philosopher who used a question-and-answer method of argument socrates
Greeks believed most gods lived on Mount olympus
The first known lighthouse was located in alexandria
Government ruled by the people democracy
Greek philosophers developed a respect for the power of reason
Created important theories about numbers and music pythagoras
A great leader of Athens pericles
Name of the longest olympic race marathon
After the Greeks defeated the Persians they entered a time called the ______age golden

Review for Ancient Greece Crossword

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Description

Won the Battle of Marathon Athens
Won the Battle of Thermopylae Persia
Spartan Slaves Helots
Athenian Leader Pericles
City and the surrounding countryside City State
Athenian form of government Democracy
Athens has a large_________ Navy
Sparta has a large __________ Army
What Sparta is good at War
Which battle happens first? Marathon or Thermopylae Marathon
Aristotle tutored him Alexander the Great
Student of Socrates Plato
Socrates was force to drink this Hemlock
Plato believed in this type of king Philosopher
Plato wrote this The Republic
Plato founded this which lasted 900 years Academy
Type of government where voters vote on each issue direct democracy
Most powerful Greek god Zeus
Athena was the goddess of this Wisdom
The Parthenon was dedicated to Athena
Number of Battles Alexander loses none
Reason Alexander dies. Hint: means high temperature Fever

Ancient Greece and Rome Word Search

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Persian Wars
gladiators
aqueducts
arch
cuniculus
Julius Caesar
observations
peninsula
mountainous
Mediterranean Sea
farmland
patricians
democracy
natural law
Alexander the Great
Aristotle
Thermopylae
Etruscans
Athens
Sparta
republic
renaissance
herodotus
pericles
pompey
plebeians
Socrates
Octavian
Rome
Greece

Ancient Greece Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Acropolis
Alliance
Aristocracy
Aristotle
Athens
Citizen
Democracy
Direct democracy
Herodotus
Legislature
Logic
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Parthenon
Pericles
Phalanx
Philosophers
Plato
Polis
Rhetoric
Socrates
Sparta
Stipend
Tragedies
Tyrant

Golden Age of Greece Crossword

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A famous figure sculpted by Myron DISCUSTHROWER
Philosopher who taught that education was key to personal growth. SOCRATES
Sophocles wrote this famous tragedy OEDIPUSREX
Derived his theory of the right triangle PYTHAGORAS
The study of basic existence and questions about human nature PHILOSOPHY
One of history's greatest sculptors PHIDIAS
Wrote down the teaching of Socrates. PLATO
The golden age was the period of time when the Greeks reached new heights of... CULTURE
Studied the cause of illness and looked for cures HIPPOCRATES
Plays that contain emotion and conflict DRAMAS
Plays that made fun of ideas and people COMEDIES
His study of the Persian wars was the first real history HERODOTUS
A long dialogue, written by Plato, which described his ideal society THEREPUBLIC
Greek historian who believed that studying the past helps us to understand human nature THUCYDIDES
Plays in which characters struggle against fate TRAGEDIES
The best preserved Greek paintings are found what items VASES
This acropolis was one of the greatest Greek architectural achievements PARTHENON
A giant statue of this goddess could be found inside the Parthenon ATHENA
Started the earth-centered view of the world that remained in place until the development of the telescope ARISTOTLE
Comedy writer ARISTOPHANES
Argued that the earth rotated on its axis and orbited the sun ARISTARCHUS

Greek Civilization Ch 5 Comp Crossword

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Description

The gods lived here mountolympus
The author of first Greek epics of early Greece called the Iliad and the Odyssey Homer
A Greek slave and an author of many famous fables. aesop
One of the best known writers of Greek tragedies. sophocles
He believed that all relationships in the world could be expressed in numbers. pythagoras
An Athenian sculptor whose true love was philosophy. He believed that an absolute truth existed and that all real knowledge was within each person. socrates
One of Socrate's students. Wrote the "Republic. " plato
Opened his own school called the Lyceum. At this school he taught his students that a person should do nothing in excess. Aristotle
Recorded the history of the Persian Wars. herodotus
Author of History of the Peloponnesian War. He saw war and politics as the activities of human beings, not gods. thucydides
A poet who wrote short poems about the beauty of nature. theocritus
This astronomer was in charge of the library at Alexandria. eratosthenes
The most famous Greek mathematician and author of "Elements." euclid

The Rise and Fall of the Athenian Golden Age Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who is The Father of History? Herodotus
King of Macedonia, conquered Greece Phillip II
Conquered the Persian Empire Alexander the Great
Wrote The Elements, Father of Geometry Euclid
Father of Democracy Pericles
War between Sparta and Athens, Sparta won The Peloponnesian War
Blending of Greek, Persian, Egyptian and Indian cultures Hellenistic Culture
Who was Phidias? sculptor
Column with scrolls Ionic
Basic column Doric
Most elaborate column Corinthian
Wrote Antigone Sophocles
Created the Hippocratic Oath Hippocrates
Created the Pythagorean Theorem, mathematician Pythagoras
Lover of wisdom philosopher
Put to death for corrupting the cities youth Socrates
Wrote The Republic Plato
Created the basis for the scientific method Aristotle

Classical Greece! :) Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is name of the war between Athens and Sparta? Peloponnesian War
What is the shorter form of poetry that the Athenians created? Lyric Poetry
Which Greek historian tried to understand events from people's actions? Thucydides
Where is the city Alexandria located? Egypt
How many years was the (answer to #1)? Twenty Seven
True or false: Pericles died in the plague during the (answer to #1). True
Which goddess had a palace on top of the Acropolis in Athens other than Athena? Nike
What was the first city that Alexander the Great conquered? Thebes
What city the Alexander the Great die? Babylon
Where was King Philip's first empire? Macedonia
What kind of clothing did Alexander the Great often wear to gain respect from the (answer)s? Persian
After Alexander the Great died, how many kingdoms was his empire seperated into? Three
What is the name of a person who searches for the truth and the meaning of life? Philosopher
How many columns does the Parthenon have? Forty Six
True or false: Men typically go to the agora in the afternoon to debate over present issues. False
How many feet tall is the statue of Athena inside the Parthenon? Forty
True or false: Alexander the Great married the Egyptian pharoah's daughter. False
True or false: the ancient Greek land was good for farming. False
True or false: Everyone in Greece had different colored clothes. False
True or false: Bread and olives were very important foods in ancient Greece. True
What is the name of the type of play that was most popular in ancient Greece? Tragedy
What is the name of the type of poetry in ancient Greece other than (answer to #2)? Epic Poetry
Which historian traced many events to the will of the gods? Herodotus
Which philosopher asked the question, "What is right, and what is wrong?" Socrates
What is the name of the most famous philosopher that was a student of Plato? Aristotle

Athens and Sparta Crossword

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Description

Which empire took control of Athens? Roman
Spartian warriors were known for their skill and ___ Bravery
How many kings ruled the city of Sparta? Two
Athens was a powerful ___ citystate
Building this structure was an achievement in Athens Parthenon
8,000 of these ruled over 10,000 slaves sparties
Women in Athens had lots of ___ freedom
The Assembly met on top of this hill pnyx
How many social classes did Athens have? four
What was the lowest social class in Athens? slaves
Athens had four of these around their city mountains
What class were the farmers in in Sparta? Helots
A famous philosopher in Athens Socrates
At what age were boys in Sparta taken from their parents and trained for warfare? seven
Athens had this type of government democracy
What did Sparta do early on to the land around them Conquered
Who was the king who helped Sparta defeat Troy? Menelaus
What was the name of the middle class in Sparta? perioeci
War between Athens and Sparta peloponnesian
This caused lots of people in Athens to become sick and die plague