Type
Crossword
Description

God of the Gods + Gods of Weather Zeus
Stories of how gods created Myth
Major sailing vessels triremes
plays where life is taken seriously and has a sad ending. Aeschylus
funny plays with happy endings. Made fun of important people. Aristophanes
"philosophy" means, "love of wisdom." An activity people undertake when they seek to understand fundamental truths about themselves, the world in which they live, and their relationships to the world and to each other. Philosophy
city-state Polis
war and valor [bravery and courage] sparta
Conquered people Helots
high city Acropolis
A government by the people, for the people. Democracy
Worldwide sporting event. Olympics
Outdoor marketplace in the center of town. Agora
Performances about wars and making fun of people. Theater
lawmaking body of a democracy. Assembly
Leader- 1 of 10 Generals-during the Peloponnesian War. Pericles
three groups: landed aristocrats (wealthy), poorer farmers and the middle class (artisans and traders). male citizens
belonging to all of the above male groups but without citizen rights. women
ategorized as below 18 years generally. children
a male who had military duties. slaves
non-residents or foreign residents who were below male citizens in status. foreigners
(e.g the helots of Sparta). semi-free laborers
god of pleasure Dionysus
rich oligarchy
god of sea Poseidon
the Persian King Xerxes
cruel and oppressive ruler tyranny
court jury

Ancient Greece Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A circular shield used in battle by the Hoplites. Hoplon
An area/settlement that is controlled by or belongs to a country. Colony
A formal speech, especially given on a ceremonial occasion. Oration
A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium. Plague
The study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc. Philosophy
The school male Spartan children were sent to, to become a citizen and soldier. Agogi
A public open space used for assemblies and markets. Agora
A body of heavily armed infantry formed in close, deep ranks. Phalanx
A staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt, and vinegar. Spartan Black Broth
A fortress built on top of a high hill. Acropolis
The Greek word for city-state. Polis
They entered Greece and settled in Peloponnesus, and later colonized Sicily and Southern Italy. Dorians
A member of a group of rich landowners who took power. Aristocrat
A galley with three rows of oars on each side, used as a warship. Trireme
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great. Hellenistic
A democracy in which the power to govern lies directly in the people, rather than through representatives. Direct Democracy
A form of government in which citizens hold the power. Democracy
One of five Spartan magistrates having power over the king. Ephors
A leader who held power through the use of force. Tyrant
The period of history from the Dorian invasion and end of the Mycenaean civilization, to the the poleis. Dark Age
A government in which only a few people have power. Oligarchy
To banish an unpopular or too powerful citizen from a city for 5 or 10 years by popular vote. Ostracize
A provincial governor in the Persian Empire. Satrap
People who have the right to participate in government. Citizen
A member of a class of serfs (slaves) in Sparta. Helot
A heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece. Hoplite
A democracy in which officials are elected to represent a group of people. Representative

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

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 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

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

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 Sparta and Athens Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

realism
aristotle
corinth
darius
parthenon
pericles
citystate
xerxes
marathon
acropolis
persianwar
zeus
hoplite
helots
phalanx
democracy
troy
socrates
thebes
sparta
athens
greece
peloponnesianwar
thermopylae
leonidas

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

Ancient Sparta Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Some Ancient Greeks beleieved in many gods/goddess, were most Ancient Greece monotheistic or polytheistic? Polytheistic
This war is divided into two sub wars. Jealousy from Sparta because of Athens resilience of power of wealth started it. Sparta declared this war on Athens and won. Peloponnesian
This city-state defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War. Culture was centered loyalty the military service and state. Sparta
For years the Greeks had been trying to breach the Trojan wall. Odysseus, the Greek general, made a plan to make a huge beautiful wooden horse with men inside to put outside of the Trojan wall. The Trojans took the horse inside and at night the men inside of the horse opened the gates for the Greek Army. That was the end of Troy. Trojan war
A system of government chosen by the people. Democracy
A piece of land surrounded by three bodies of water. This piece of land made it easier for Greeks to access water, while the high mountains kept them isolated so enemies would have a hard time communicating and traveling to them. Peninsula
This city-state won the Persian War with Sparta, but lost the Peloponnesian War to Sparta. Became bankrupt, tired, and unpatriotic. Athens
The Trojan war is considered a (BLANK), because it is thought to be historical yet unauthentic. Legend
Athens and Sparta are both considered to be (BLANK). They both were located in Greece. Greek
This war is divided into four battles. This war was fought to conqour the Greeks (Athens and Sparta), but the Greeks won. Persian War
A collection of stories told to explain nature, history, and customs. Mythology

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