Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the Greek God of wine? Dionysus
Where was the Minoan race? Crete
Who originally ran the marathon? Pheidippides
Where did the Oracle dwell? Delphi
Who is the current Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis
What is the most famous Greek volcano? Santorini
What is the capital of the Cycladic islands? Syros
Where was Mama Mia really filmed? Skopelos
Who is the Greek Goddess of Wisdom? Athena
Author of the Iliad and the Oddessy Homer
Where is Homer buried? Ios
What is the most famous building on the Acropolis? Parthenon

Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Golden Age Of Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

The Greek World Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Greek word for city-state polis
city and surrounding country-side citystate
age that is marked by great achievements classical
high hill acropolis
type of government where people rule themselves democracy
rich landowners aristocrats
government where only a few people have power oligarchy
people who have a right to participate in government citizens
leader who held power through use of force tyrant
father of democracy Paricles
stories about gods that try to explain how the world works mythology
male poet that wrote Iliad and Odyssey Homer
most famous female lyric poet Sappho
short stories that teacher the reader a moral lesson fables
famous writer of fables Aesop
unit of soldiers that ride on horses cavalry
agreement to work together alliance
group of warriors that stood together in a square phalanx
Greek-like Hellenistic
clear and ordered thinking reason

Greek Theatre - Grade 9 Drama Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where did theatre originate? Greece
The Greek word for 'drama' dran
The Greek word for 'theatre' theatron
The study of Greek gods is known as ... mythology
What was held in honour of the gods? Festivals
The name of the god honoured by the Greeks out of which theatre developed. Dionysus
The Greek hymn of praise Dithyramb
Dionysus means ... twiceborn
Tragedy comes from the words ... goatsong
The theatre genre Greeks preferred most tragedy
The name of the largest festival in Athens Dionysia
Who would pay for tickets if you couldn't afford it? state
How many days were the festivals? FIVE
The name for someone who doesn't attend theatre idiot
The genre NOT preferred by Greeks comedy
What shape was the original theatre space? round
The name of the site of the first theatre in Athens acropolis
The original name of the performance space orchestra
The word used to describe how sound travels around a space acoustics
Section 3 on the theatre diagram skene
Section 4 on the diagram parados
Section 5 on the diagram paraskenia
Section 6 on the diagram Episkenion
A famous Greek playwright Aeschylus
A famous Greek playwright Sophocles
A famous Greek Playwright Euripedes
A famous Greek Playwright Aristophanes
The length of a Greek play tour year
What performers would need to do with their voice project
The word used to describe the extent of the performers' gestures and emotions powerful
The name of the group of people who would speak as one chorus
The chorus would provide ... narration
The name for the clothing worn by Greeks toga
What would performers wear on their faces? mask
The masks would clearly show ... emotion

Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a form of government in which citizens govern themselves? Democracy
Who is someone who uses reason to explain natural events? Philosopher
What is the city-state in Ancient Greece that is the current capital? Athens
Only 1/5 of the people were allowed to participate in ________. Government
Slaves, foreigners, and ______ were excluded from government. Woman
Plato, Aristotle, and ______ were notable Greek philosophers. Socrates
Many Greeks believed that their ______ were responsible for all natural events. gods
A ______ is a sacred site used to consult a god or goddness. Oracle
Who was the goddness of war? Athena
Who was the father of Hercules? Zeus
The first _____ was held in Greece. Olympics
Which philosopher believed intellectual intelligence can only be attained by upper-class males? Aristotle
Which Athenian branch of government was made up of a council of only 500 men? Executive
What kind of democracy does Ancient Athens have? direct
What princess did the Trojans capture that led into the Trojan war? helen

Culture of Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

(750 B.C) - Wrote the epics and was a famous greek poet. Homer
(620 - 560 B.C) - Made fables. Aesop
(480 - 406 B.C) - Wrote the play "Medea". Euripides
(496 - 406 B.C) - Was a general who also wrote over 100+ plays. Sophocles
(469 - 399 B.C) - Originally was a sculptor and developed the Socratic Method. Socrates
Example of a female poet and famous for lyrical poetry. Sappho
(428 - 348 B.C) - Student of Socrates who wrote the "Republic". Plato
(458 B.C) - Introduced costumes and props to plays. Also preformed tragedies. Aeschylus
Most famous oracle, the oracle of Apollo. Oracle of Delph
(500 - 430 B.C) - Greek sculptor, painter, and architect. Phidias
A story with no happy ending and is typically about someone struggling to overcome something. Tragedy
A story that ends happily and usually includes lewd humor. Comedy
Made up stories, usually including something supernatural, trying to explain natural events. Myths
Temple used for the goddess Athena. Parthenon
(460 - 395 B.C) - Greatest historian of ancient world. Thucydides
Professional teachers in Greece who were payed. Sophists
(484 - 425 B.C) - Known as the Father of History. Herodotus
(384 - 322 B.C) - Best student of Plato and taught "The Golden Mean". Aristotle
(580 - 512 B.C) - Developed "Pythagorean Theorem". Pythagoras
(446-386 B.C) - Best known writer of greek comedies. Aristophanes

Classical Civilization Terms Greeks and Romans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who Establishes the Persian Empire? Cyrus the Great
What allowed the Persians to communicate across the empire? Royal Road
What was the religion of free will? Zoroastrianism
Who built a civilization on the island of Crete? Minoans
Who was the archaeologist that discovered Crete? Arthur Evans
Who were the neighbors to the north of the Minoans? Mycenaeans
Who was given credit for the Iliad and Odyssey? Homer
What was the last 10 years of Odysseus's journey called? Iliad
What city caught on fire and was where did the Trojan war took place? Troy
What was the Greek epic poem written by Homer about a man named Odysseus? Odyssey
What is a city state in ancient Greece called? Polis
What is usually in the center of a city, and contains the Parthenon? Acropolis
What is the market place that is below the Acropolis called? Agora
What was the name for a Greek solider? Hoplite
What was a popular formation that Greeks would fight in? Phalanx
What was it called when Greeks started to thing more rationally? Philosophy
What wars took place against the Greeks and the Persians? Persian Wars
What did Philipides run from the Plain of Marathon to Athens? Marathon
What was the name of a Greek ship? Trireme
What was the narrow pass called that Spartans used to help hold off the Persians? Thermopylae
What was the voluntary alliance of the Greek states called? Delian League
Who was the first historian that starts writing stories? Herodotus
Who was the leader of Athens during the Peloponnesian War? Pericles
What was the war that was fought against Athens and Sparta? Peloponnesian war
Who believed that democracy was bad and was Plato's teacher? Socrates
Who was the student of Socrates and was very idealistic? Plato
Who was the student of Plato and was way more practical? Aristotle
What was the new culture that was very "Greek-like"? Hellenistic
Who was the conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria? Alexander The Great
Who were the twin bothers that founded the city Rome? Romulus and Remus
What was a new form of government created by the Romans? Republic
Who were the Aristocrats of the Roman Empire? Patricians
Who were the regular people of the Roman Empire? Plebeians
What were the wars fought between Rome and Carthage? Punic Wars
Who were the Romans that served as tribunes in the late 2nd century? The Gracchi
What two people are very curious and emblematic for a generation of chaos? Marius and Sulla
Who convinced people to revolt against slavery? Spartacus
Who was a Roman general and dictator in the first century? Julius Ceaser
Who was a very ambitious woman that had a thing with Ceaser? Cleopatra
Who was a roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became the first emperor? Augustus
Who was a historical figure who set the tone for Christianity, and who wrote very important letters? Paul of Tarsus
What was the outcome when they changed the way imperial selection worked? Five Good Emperors
Who fixed things temporarily, by dividing the roman empire in half? Diocletian

Greece and Rome crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A state with political and economic control over the surrounding countryside. CityState
A wealthy, powerful landlord Patrician
A large political unit of state Empire
An artifical channel for conveying water typically in the form of a bridge supported by tall columns across a valley Aqueduct
A form of government in which the leader is not a king and certain citizens have the right to vote Republic
A person who seeks wisdom or enlightment Philosopers
The rule of "many" Democracy
A fortified gathering placed at the top of a hill that was sometimes the site of temples Acropolis
a social class made up of minor landholders,craft people, merchants, and small farmers Plebeian
The age of Alexander the great Hellenistic
Who was the ruler of Greece during the "Golden Age"? Pericles
What was the name of the most famous building in Greece on the Acropolis? The parthenon
What subject did Archimedes revolutionize? Geometry
Who were the two famous Greek Historians? Herodotus, Thucydides
What does the word egalitarian mean? Equality under the law

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