Type
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compact
gods
islands
mediterranean sea
olives
port
rocky
royal
trade
war

Ancient Greece and Rome Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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
Octavian
Rome
Greece

Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
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Description

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

People and Places in The Odyssey Crossword

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Description

Greeks; the people of Achaea Achaeans
island home of Circe Aeaea
commander of the Greeks during the Trojan War Agamemnon
King of Phaeacia Alcinous
an Ithacan noble; most arrogant of the suitors Antinous
in Greek mythology, god of poetry, music, and prophecy Apollo
race of man-eating giants Laestrygonians
member of a race of one-eyed giants Cyclops
ruler of the gods and goddesses on Mt. Olympus Zeus
King of Ithaca Odysseus
a people living on the southwest coast of Thrace Cicones
the sun god Helios
beautiful witch-goddess Circe
one of Odysseus' crew Eurylochus
sea nymphs who lure sailors to destruction with their songs Sirens
a Cyclops, son of Poseidon Polyphemus
a Titan and a ruler of the universe who was overthrown by Zeus Cronus
an island of the western coast of Greece Ithaca
the ship manned by Jason and his crew Argo
Odysseus' wife Penelope
son of Penelope and Odysseus Telemachus
a swineherd, an old loyal servant to Odysseus Eumaeus
Greek goddess of wisdom, crafts, and war Athena
Penelope's housekeeper Eurynome
Odysseus's father Laertes
female monster with six heads Scylla
Greek god of the sea Poseidon
an island kingdom inhabited by seafarers and traders Phaeacia
beautiful sea nymph Calypso
Odysseus' old nurse Eurycleia
a whirlpool; a female monster Charybdis
a suitor of Penelope, an Ithacan noble Eurymachus

Ancient Greece Word Search

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Description

ares
athens
democracy
education
goddesses
gods
greek
hades
lamb
medusa
mythology
odyssey
olive
olympics
zeus

Ancient Greek Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What does the word KaTW mean in Greek? down
What is the name of the Greek God of the sea? poseidon
What is the name of the Greek God of the sun? apollo helios
What is the biggest ancient Greek temple? parthenon
What is the biggest mountain in Greece? mount olympus
What was the one biggest city in ancient Greece? athens
What did Hoplites wear on their shins when going to war? greaves
What did the ancient Greeks use as a weapon to charge at people? spear
What is the name of the Greek God of the sky? zeus
What were ancient Greek houses made from? clay
What did the ancient Greek used to grow? olives
What fruit did the ancient Greeks eat? figs
What sea surrounds Greece? mediterranean
Was the ancient Greek olympics performed clothed or naked? naked
What did the ancient Greek men wear in daily life? chiton
What did ancient Greeks wear on their feet? sandals
What army were khown for being brave and fierce? spartans
What famous Greek was a mathematician and engineer? archimedes
What was an ancient Greek garden called? courtyard
Did ancient Greek men and women live in the same part of the house? no

The Age of Imperialism Crossword

Type
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Description

Geographic area surrounding the Pacific Ocean PACIFICRIM
They agreed that any nation could claim any part of Africa BERLINCONFERENCE
Most valuable of all JEWELINTHECROWN
A French colonial federation FRENCHINDOCHINA
Seizure of a country or territory IMPERIALISM
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically COLONIALISM
A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898 SPANISHAMERICANWAR
A state in the Himalayas, a flash point between India and Pakistan KASHMIR
The act of rounding up Christians and killing them causing foreign powers to respond quickly BOXERREBELLION
A geographic area in southeastern Europe BALKANPENINSULA
New leader to help the nationalist movement and unite Indians across class lines MOHANDASGANDHI
Connected the Mediterranean with the Red Sea SUEZCANAL
An act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater SALTMARCH
Dutch settlers that believed that God predetermined white superiority over the native black population BOERS
The Muslim leader of Egypt, saw the slow decline of the Ottoman Empire MUHAMMADALI
Applying the idea of survival of the fittest war and economic competition SOCIALDARWINISM
Waterway across the Isthmus of Panama. Connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean PANAMACANAL
Rebellion over a rumor that Britain was giving bullets greased with cow and pig fat which was scared to them SEPOYREBELLION
Stated that the American continents are free and independent and are not subjective to further colonization by European powers MONROEDOCTRINE
Two wars involving disputes over British trade in China OPIUMWAR
Russia hoped to win control of the Black Sea so it could ship grain across the Mediterranean. In 1853, war broke out between Russia and the Ottomans CRIMEANWAR
Was the last sovereign of the Kamehameha dynasty, which had ruled a unified Hawaiian kingdom since 1810 QUEENLILIUOKALANI

The Odyssey CrossWord

Type
Crossword
Description

Blind prophet who advices Odysseus Tiresias
One of Penelope's suitors Eurymachus
God of the sea and earthquakes Poseidon
Caused Helen to leave Menelaus Paris
Ran away with Paris Helen
Brother of Zues; Ruler of the Underworld Hades
City in NW Asia Minor, site of the Trojan War Troy
Island of the West Coast of Greece Ithaca
To sail right Starboard
God of wind Aeolus
To sail left To Port
Sacred to the sun god Cattle
Drink and food for the god Nectar Ambrosia
King of Ithaca Odysseus
Beautiful sorceress; helped and hindered Odysseus Circe
Creatures whose songs lure sailors to death Sirens
Wife of Odysseus Penelope
Sea monster of Grayrock Scylla
Ocean depths Abyss
Warrior who killed Hector Achilles

The Middle East Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is the crescent-shaped region containing the most fertile land in the Middle East, also known as the cradle of civilization. Fertile crescent
What is the canal connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea? Suez Canal
What desert occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula? Arabian desert
Which deserts remarkable landscape consists of not only rocky areas but also flat? Syrian Desert
These waters are the second largest water source for Israel. Jordan River
The longest river and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia. Euphrates River
This area is the worlds largest single source of crude oil. Persian Gulf
One of the world's largest river deltas that spreads out and drains into the Mediterranean Sea. Nile Delta
The largest peninsula in the world. Arabian Peninsula
Provides water for the irrigation of the desert region of the Middle East. Tigris River

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

Ancient Greece & Rome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Absolute ruler that was in power for 6 months dictator
Exhalted one; the best Augustus
Roman Peace Pax Romana
Paid workers to manage affairs of government (tax collection and postal system) civil service
Silver coin used to trade throughout the empire denarius
System for carrying water aqueducts
Slaves that were chosen to fight for their freedom in the Colosseum gladiators
Father of the gods Jupiter
Wife of Zeus that watched over women Juno
Born from the head of Jupiter, godess of wisdom Minerva
Famed stadium where people of both classes watched animal/peeple fights Colosseum
The aristocratic branch of Rome's government senate
First written peice of Roman Law Twelve tables
Large military unit of armed foot soldiers legion
Gorvernment in which citizens have a right to vote republic
"New Athens" Alexandria
Greece's age old enemy Persia
Narrrative poem about heroic deeds Epic
Greatest story teller whom was blind Homer
War fought by Mycenaean's against the city of Troy Trojan War