Type
Crossword
Description

God of Weather Zeus
God of the sea Poseidon
A Greek poet Homer
Means simple without comfort Sparta
A city on the Peninsula of Attica Athens
Bravery and courage Valor
Land surrounding water on 3 sides Peninsula
Goddess of Wisdom Athena
Major Sailing Vessels Triremes
Worldwide Athletic Competition Olympics
A play with a Happy Ending Comedy
A type of play when Life is taken Seriously Tragedy
A very famous Greek Philosopher Socrates
A greek philosopher; Student of Socrates Plato
Greek word for City State Polis
Ruled by one person Monarchy
Ruled by the rich Oligarchy
Ruled by force Tyranny
Leader- 1 of 10 generals during the Peloponnesian War Pericles
Law making body of a Democracy Assembly
When A group of 12 people Judge you; Guilty or not guilty Jury
Defeated people Helots
Greek Symbols that represent letters Alphabet
Place where Live events were Held Theater
An activity people undertake when they seek to understand fundamental truths about themselves Philosophy

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

Athens and Sparta Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

deadly widespread disease plague
Sparta & other City-States of lower Greece Peloponnesians
people of Athens Athenians
lower Greek peninsula peloponnesus
Historian-recorded diplomatic attempts to resolve problems Thucydides
Military strategy used to destroy Athens Blockade
Great Statesman & General of Athens Pericles
Breastplate body armor curiass
Athenian war ships Triremes
High City-hill usually with Temples Acropolis
Large temple for the Goddess Athena Parthenon
3 natural harbors,safe ports for Athens Piraeus
main gate entrance into Athens Diplyon
head armor helmet
leg armor greaves
slaves of ancient Sparta helots
Greek soldier hoplite
main weapon of greek infantry spear
Goddess of love & beauty Aphrodite
people with full rights living in a city-state CITIZENS
market place AGORA
God of Thunder leader of the Gods zeus
student of Socrates plato
Great teacher of plato "know thy self" put to death for his ideas SOCRATES

Chapter 4 Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the island the Minoans lived on crete
replaced the Minoans as the main power in the Mediterraneans mycenaeans
body of land with water on three sides peninsula
a settlement in a new territory that keeps ties with its homeland colony
term for a city-state polis
fortified area at the top of a hill acropolis
marketplace at the bottom of a hill agora
citizen soldiers in Greece hoplites
someone who takes power by force and rules with total authority tyrant
government where few people hold power oligarchy
all citizens share in the running of the government democracy
captive workers in Sparta helots
created the Council of 500 cleisthenes
provinces in the Persian Empire satrapies
The Persian religion zoroastrianism
battle fought in 490 B.C. marathon
led the Persian troops at Thermopylae Xerxes
thinkers who ponder questions about life philosophers
leader of Athens pericles
war fought between Athens and Sparta peloponnesian

Ancient Greece Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AFRICA
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
ARISTOTLE
ASPASIA
ATHENS
BLACK SEA
CITIZENS
COLONIES
CULTURE
DEMOCRACY
EGYPT
EUROPE
GOLDEN AGE
GREECE
GREEK ALPHABET
GREEK GOD
GREEK GODDESS
GREEKS
PARTHENON
PENINSULA
PERICLES
PERSIAN EMPIRE
SOCRATES
SOLDIER
SPARTA
TEMPLE

7th Grade Social Studies Notes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Mythology
Legion
Punic War
Pantheon
Aqueducts
Vaults
Domes
Colosseum
Arches
Twelve Tables
Aristotle
Socrates
Socratic Method
Philosopher
Plato
Monarchy
Ionic
Helot
Thebes
Perioikoi
Citizens
Oligarchy
Columns
Corinthian
Doric
Democracy
Acropolis
Agora
Sparta
Athens
City-States
Greece
Homer
Trojan War
Minotaur
Labyrinth
Palace
Bull Leaping
Legacy
Crete
Mycenaean
Minoans
Theodora
Justinian
Golden Age
Theodosian Walls
Byzantine Empire
Japan
Feudalism
Shoguns

Ancient Greece Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Golden Age
Militarism
Parthenon
Oligarchy
Monarchy
Pericles
Alexander the Great
Aristotle
Plato
Socrates
Citizenship
Phalanx
Legislature
Tirant
Democracy
Acropolis
City-State
Polis
Strait
Sparta
Athens

Ancient Greece Chapter 5 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Area dedicated to the honor of gods and goddesses Shrine
Watercolor paintings done on wet plaster Fresco
Narrow water passages, that connect the Mediterranean and Black seas Strait
Greeks evolved a unique version of the city state Polis
A high city Acropolis
A government in which a king or queen exercises central power Monarchy
Rule by a landholding elite Aristocracy
A small group of people having control over a country Oligarchy
Massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers Phalanx
Invaders turned into state-owned slaves Helot
Government by the people Democracy
People who gained power by force Tyrant
Law making body, that debated laws before deciding to approve or reject them Legislature
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one another;s defense Alliance
Which people decide policies Direct Democracy
Fixed salary Stipend
A panel of citizens who have the authority to make the final judgement in a trial Jury
Expelled from the city state Ostracism
Rational thinking Logic
The art of skillful speaking Rhetoric
Plays that told stories of human suffering that usually ended in a disaster Tragedy
Humorous plays that mocked people or customs Comedy
The murder of a public figure, usually for political reasons Assassination
Absorbed, Greek ideas Assimilate
sun-centered, solar system was not accepted by most scientists until almost 2,000 years later Helocentric

Golden Age of Pericles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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 Royal Road to Persia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It's also Greek to me for city polis
He conquered, but he allowed others to keep culture. Darius
Like an ancient governor satrap
a group of wise men philosophers
Persian state of trade mercantilism
A great military ruler who created the greatest ancient empire. alexanderthegreat
"______, The Great" who conquered Median, Lydian, and Mesopotamian Empires. Cyrus
Ancient religion, which was both monotheistic and believed in dualism. Zoroastrianism
Greek statesman famous during the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. Pericles
Ancient highway constructed by Darius, The Great RoyalRoad
A group of Greek city-states, which fought in the Persian Wars RoyalRoad
_______________ War, fought, basically between Athens and Sparta. Peloponnesian
Time between the death of Alexander, The Great and The Roman Empire HellenisticAge
Conflict between 499-449 B.C. between ancient Greece and Persia PersianWars