Type
Crossword
Description

Graves at Mycenae were often in these. circles
The Mycenaeans probably conquered this island. Crete
The shape of a type of tomb found at Mycenae. beehive
The main room in a Mycenaean palace. megaron
The name for the fortified high point of a town. citadel
A legendary king of Mycenae. agamemnon
Many objects found in graves were made of this. gold
The animal symbol of the royal house at Mycenae. lion
It was thought these creatures built the walls since the blocks were so large. cyclopes
The name for a reservoir of stored water. cistern
A key archaeologist at the site of Mycenae. schliemann
Mycenae was powerful during this Age. bronze

Mycenaean Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Network of paths through which its difficult to find the way labyrinth
The palace House of double ax
thin animal skin parchment
Young Greek prince Theseus
One of the largest cities in Crete Knossos
places to worship Shrines
Square room with fireplace in the center megaron
people who live and work on another persons land Tenants
wars between groups or citizens Civil war
people that entered greece Dorians
Soon turned into Minor Asia Ionia
a form of bull fighting Bull leaping
Body of human, head of bull; kept in labyrinth by king Minotaur
Island in Medterranean crete
wife of Mycenaean king hellenes
Wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey Homer
City in Minor Asia Troy
Main god Mother earth

Chapter 10 – Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

its own island Crete
Minoan capital city Knossos
Archeologist that found the Minoans Arthur Evan
Mycenaean capital Mycenae
Archeologist that found Mycenaean Heinrich Scheuermann
Mycenaean way of life armies
Homer famous epics Odyssey
a city state that was independent like a country polis
temple at the top of the hill acropolis
a market place at the bottom agora
shields overlapping each other phalanx
strong leader who would take over and run the government in an emergency tyrant
a few people hold power oligarchy
all people share power democracy
king of Sparta Menelaus
The war started because of a her Hellen
main prince of troy Hector
who killed Menelaus hector
who wins the fight Achilles
what armies left a large wooden horse greek

It's All Greek to Me! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Writer of the Odyssey Homer
name for actor or writer of theater bard
broken up land of Greece citystates
All citizens have a voice democracy
ruler by force(not your teacher!) tyrant
Epic poem written by Homer Illiad
Famous War Trojan
Face that launched a thousand ships Helen
This caused "discord" Apple
Aphrodite promised him the most beautiful woman Paris
Soldiers played a trick with this Horse
Military Strategy phalanx
small, corrupt group rules oligarchy
capitol and largest city athens
civilization of the Bronze Age Mycenaeans
Citadel dedicated to Athena Acropolis
Rival of Athens Sparta
Founder of The Academy of Athens Plato
He drank Hemlock after being found guilty of thinking differently Socrates
A long story epic
Continued Schliemann's Work Evans
Present day Turkey, but major centre of Ancient Greece Ionia

Trojan War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Has vulnerable heel Achilles
King of the winds Aelous
Brother of Menelaus Agamemnon
Goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite
Prophetess no one believed Cassandra
Nymph who held Odysseus Calypso
Prophetess Circe
Killed husband as revenge for murder of their daughter Clytemnestra
Goddess of Discord Eris
Creatures who punish evil in Hades Furies
Great fighter from Troy Hector
Face that launched a thousand ships Helen
Saved by Athena Iphigenia
Home of Odysseus Ithica
Mother of Helen Leda
Husband of Helen Menelaus
Home of Agamemnon Mycenae
Hero of Odyssey Odysseus
Helen's lover/ kidnapper Paris
Killed by Hector/ Friend of Achilles Patroclus
Wife of Odysseus Penelope
Cyclops blinded by Odysseus Polyphemus
Father of Polyphemus Poseidon
Father of Hector and Paris Priam
Led men to death with song Sirens
Original home of Helen Sparta
Son of Odysseus Telemachus
Home of Paris Troy
Mother of Achilles Thetis
King of the Gods Zeus

Ancient Greek Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The center of the Minoan empire on Crete was the palace at ______________ Knossus
Perhaps because of its favorable site, Crete was a flourishing ______________ Sea Power
In 479 BCE, the Greeks fought one more battle against the Persians at ______________ Plataea
Most historians believe that Hellenic history began with an advanced society living on _______ Crete
Also, he organized the ___________, an institute of learning where philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists from all over the empire came to study write and advance their knowledge Museum of Alexandria
The first coin _________ was introduced in 680 BCE Currency
A rich new age called the _____________ Hellenistic Era
The migrants settled around the city of _____________ Mycenae
In the early 1900s, _____________, a british archaeologist, discovered the ruins of the palace Sir Arthur Evans
______at the battle of Actium Ptolemaic Egypt
Its been said that Helen was the face that _________ Launched a thousand ships
In earlier times only __________ warriors could afford the military equipment and weapons to wage war. Aristocratic
A close friend of Alexander Ptolemy
Troy, also called Ilium, was east of Greece in Asia Minor. An army of Mycenaean and their allies, the _________ besieged and then destroyed Troy in about 1290 BCE. Archean
Because the heroes in Homer's poems, the years when the Mycenaeans ruled Greece are sometimes referred to as the __________ Heroic Era
The war started because a Trojan youth named _______ had kidnapped Helen, the beautiful wife of Menelaus, a Greek king Paris
Alexander created a fast-moving light ________ force and a heavily armed cavalry Infantry
It was Evans who named the ________ civilization Minoan
_________ considered the first historian, described these occasions in his writings about the Persian War. Herodotus
During this time, the first _______ were held in 776 BCE Olympics

Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty Alexander
archaeological site near Mikines in Greece Mycenae
an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea Ionian Sea
the first King of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa king minos
a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin Mediterranean Sea
was a Greek physician of the Age of Pericles, and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine Hippocrates
a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens Plato
A greek island Crete
an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas Aegean minor
Greek market place Agora
a geographic area in southeastern Europe Balkan peninsula sea
steal goods from a place or person typically using force and in a time of war or civil disorder. plunder
A type of government Democracy
an Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of the Pythagoreanism movement. Pythagora
a peninsula also called Anatolia Asia Minor

Indus River Valley Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Evidence of advanced sanitation sewers
metal used by IRV civilizations bronze
first form of wheeled transport oxcart
evidence of boat usage canal
imported from China jade
Religious centers NOT found here temples
Government unknown due to lack of written _______ records
Change in this led to downfall climate
These were baked for making houses bricks
seasonal winds monsoons
carved stone used for stamping seal
mysterious civilization ended in 1300 BCE harappa
river home to two ancient cities indus
evidence of advanced engineerng warehouse
one of the world's earliest urban centers mohenjodaro

The Odyssey Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The Greek goddess of wisdom and war Athena
Odysseus' home Ithaca
The name of the Cyclops that Odysseus blinds Polyphemus
The messenger of the gods Hermes
Odysseus' wife Penelope
Son of Odysseus Telemachus
They have the body of a bird, the head of a woman, and lure men to their deaths with song Sirens
She lurks in a cave and eats sailors as they pass by Scylla
The number of sailors that the Scylla ate of the deck of the ship Six
The number of men that the Cyclops had for breakfast two
A flowery fruit that makes you forget to go home Lotus
The suitor that is said to have a blacker heart than the rest Antinous
The dead prophet that Odysseus travels to the Underworld to see Teiresias
The whirlpool with teeth that tries to eat Odysseus and his crew Charybdis
The Test of the _______ Bow
The sea nymph that holds Odysseus as her love slave for seven years Calypso
Favorite weapon of Zeus Lightning
Personification of the sun Helios
Goddess who turn Odysseus' men into pigs Circe
God of the Winds Aeolus
The Greeks sneak into Troy inside a wooden one of these horse
The only god who did not pity Odysseus Poseidon
Substance that Odysseus put in his crews' ears so they wouldn't hear the sirens Beeswax
Crew member that wanted to have a nice dinner on Helios' island Eurylochus
False name Odysseus gives to the Cyclops Nohbody
Athena disguises Odysseus as this beggar

The Book of the Ancient Greeks Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The men of ___________ refused to play the coward and fought to the end? Chios
Modern __________ has been made possible by the qualities of mind which the Greeks brought to their enquiries. Science
Who was defeated and withdrew into Sardis? Lydians
The Medes and __________ wore tunics and trousers. Persians
Alcibiades and those who were accused with him left where? Sicily
Who lived far away in the south, on the banks of the River Ocean? Aethiopians
Epaminondas fought his last great battle against who? Sparta
Who was educated at home? Girls
Who was taken to prison where he spent a month before his sentence was carried out? Socrates
Who were sea-faring and adventurous people? Greeks
During the first part of the war the ___________ were supreme at sea? Athens
The Greeks loved what? Truth
The Lydians were famous for their what? Horses
What city had not been founded for very many years before she was the rival of Carthage? Alexandria
Who was never free for long a time from war-fare? Greece
Athens had become a what? Empire
At the age of twenty, _____________succeeded to Philip’s throne. Alexander
Who did not follow the wise teaching of Socrates and grew luxurious, dissipated, and lawless in his way of living? Alcibiades
The Spartans always held ___________ to have been their great lawgiver, though they never agreed as to when he lived. Lycurgus
Who believed that the tales of Troy were founded on true historic facts, but everybody laughed at this opinion, and he was often ridiculed for holding it so firmly? Schliemann

Mythical Creatures Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A mythical creature whose origins are linked with the art of plumbing. Gargoyle
A golden bird who, at the end of its life, burst into flames only to be reborn again Phoenix
These mythical creatures are aggressive and dangerous in European culture, but benign and friendly in Asian culture. Dragon
This 'creature feature' was thought to be inspired by sightings of the narwhal. Unicorn
In Ancient Greek mythology, this was the name of a one-eyed giant. Cyclops
A legendary aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. Mermaid
Wild and unruly creatures that are half-horse and half-man. Centaur
A pointy-eared humanoid that excels at magic and archery. Elf
An ugly, oversized humanoid creature with great physical strength and little intelligence. Ogre
Human by day, wolf by night. Werewolf
A winged horse Pegasus