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Description

first civilization of Greece Minoans
what made Minoan and Mycenaean kings rich Extensive Trade & Wars
Was the Minoan religion polytheistic Yes
What was the center of Minoan civilization Knossos
how did the Minoan civilization end natural disasters
When did the Minoan civilization begin 2000 BC
What is one aspect of Minoan culture that the Mycenaeans copied religion
what trading goods did Minoan traders bring back to the area raw materials
Who was Homer Greek poet
What are two famous epic poems Iliad & Odyssey
the marketplace of a city state agora
city-state governments monarchy & aristocracy & oligarchy
who ruled the city-states governments
Greek colonies were established where? Mediterranean Sea
What did wide ranging sea trade encourage? cultural diffusion
What river was Sparta located on Eurotas
Sparta society was based on? military
Spartan society was a? rigid hierarchy
what was Athens based on democracy
What did Athenians value? education
Woman ran the household(Athens) Yes
Athens had a strong army False
Athens had a strong sea navy True
What did poorer woman work for in Athens wages
When did the Persian Empire conquer Ionia 546 B.C.
Who outnumbered the Greek army Persian Army
Who was Darius's successor Xerxes
Who won the Persian Wars Greek army
how many Persian soldiers did the Greek army fight off 100,000
Which city-states battled against the Persians Sparta, Athens
Was the Greek civilization influencial to other cultures Yes
Greece was a powerful empire True
Greece lacked farmland True
Greece lacked power False
Which city-state was stronger Athens or Sparta Athens
Which city state was powerful in military terms Sparta
All city-states were independent True
Athens and Sparta worked together to defeat the Persians True
The Greeks have impacted the world through their thinking Yes
name the two civilizations that shaped the foundation of Greek civilization Minoans, Mycenaeans

Ancient Greece Crossword

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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

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

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

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

Greece Crossward Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Story, Legend Myth
Narrative Poems epics
The Mycenaeans fought a 10 year war against Troy Trojan War
A single king governs over people Monarchy
A government rulled by a small group of noble, landowning families Aristocracy
A government ruled by a few powerful people Oligharchy
Powerful individuals that siezed the government by appealing to the common people; usually harsh and cruel Tyrant
A governmenr ruled by the people Democracy
Peasants forced to stay on the land they worked (Messenians) Helots
Between Greece and Persian Empire persian wars
perfect sculptures (usually in motion showing no expression) Classical art
serious drama about common themes such as love, hate, war, or betrayl Tragedy
scenes contained with slapstick sitiuations and crude humor comedy
War between two city states. Sparta with the better army and Athens with the better navy Peloponnesian War
believed that absolute standards did exist for truth and justice (unlike Sophists) Socrates
student of socrates; had vision of a perfectely governed society Plato
questioned the nature of the world and human belief, thought, and knowledge Aristotle
located north of greece; rough terrain and cold climate Macedonia
proclaimed king of macedonia; over 13 years of great accomplishments, he got his name Alexander the Great
lost in battle against alexander the great at granicus; persian king Darius iii
Blended Greek, Persian, Indian, and Egyptian culture Hellenistic
egyptian city; foremost center of commerce and hellenistic civilization Alexandria
Hellenistic Scientist of syracuse; studied at alexandria. estimated value of piue accurately; explained law of lever Archimedes
a highly regarded mathmatician who taght in alexandria Euclid

The Royal Road to Persia Crossword

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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

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 Greek- Part 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What was a period of time for Greece when major economic downfalls were occurring? Greek Dark Ages
What do you call a city with walls surrounding it? This city is usually built on a hill. Acropolis
What do you call the series of Wars between Greek city-States and Persia? Greco- Persian War
What do you call the battle where 300 Spartan soldiers held off 2,000 to 2,500 Persian soldiers? Battle of Thermopylae
What was the most powerful city in all of Greece? This city focused on education and the arts and was and is the capital city. Athens
What do you call the period of rebuilding in Athens? At this time many important scientific and cultural developments and achievements occurred. Golden Age of Athens
What was the series of Wars between Athens and Sparta? Athens lost this War with Sparta. Peloponnesian War
What city-state had an oligarchy for a government? They were really focused on the military and had many Wars and battles. This city-state discouraged the arts. Sparta
Who was a Greek philosopher and teacher who believed honor and integrity was better than being rich and famous? Socrates
Who united weakened city-states with his father? He spread Greek culture throughout Western Asia. Alexander the Great

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

Review of Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
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