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Ancient Greece Word Search

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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
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Ancient Greece Crossword

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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

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
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Greece

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

Ancient Greece Crossword

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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

The Royal Road to Persia Crossword

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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

Ancient Sparta Crossword Puzzle

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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

Ancient Greece Crossword

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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

The Ancient Greeks Word Search

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Alexander
Anatolia
Aspasia
Athens
Cleisthenes
Crete
Cyrus
Direct Democracy
Ephors
Europe
Greece
Hellenes
Herodontus
Judah
Kings
Leonidas
Marathon
Mesopotamia
Military
Miloans
Mycenaens
Peloponnesian War
Pericles
Persia
Religion
Slavery
Sparta
Syria
Tyrants
Xerxes

Review of Greece Crossword

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Description

The continent on which Greece is located. Europe
Land that is surrounded on three sides with water peninsula
The mountains of Greece had _______ soil, good for growing crops. fertile
Ancient Greek civilization intorduced the following things to the world: theater, Olympic Games, and a____________. architecture
Greek civilization began around 4000 ____ ago. years
Greece is made up of ______ islands. many
The two main Greek city-states were Athens and _____. Sparta
Sparta valued conquest, bravery and t_____ness. tough
A group of armed foot soldiers in ancient Greece arranged close together in rows was called a __________. Phalanx
A Greek city-state could also be called a _____. polis
Trade was in i______ economic activity for early Greek civilizations. important
Spartan _____ were taken from their parents at age 7. boys
Young Spartan men entered the ____ at age 20. army
Spartan soldiers in training did not bathe, but they slept on the ground, made their beds from reeds, and lived without _____. shoes
_____ girls and boys were raised to be harsh and tough. Spartan
Spartan mothers encouraged their boys to win or ____ in battle. die