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A famous figure sculpted by Myron DISCUSTHROWER
Philosopher who taught that education was key to personal growth. SOCRATES
Sophocles wrote this famous tragedy OEDIPUSREX
Derived his theory of the right triangle PYTHAGORAS
The study of basic existence and questions about human nature PHILOSOPHY
One of history's greatest sculptors PHIDIAS
Wrote down the teaching of Socrates. PLATO
The golden age was the period of time when the Greeks reached new heights of... CULTURE
Studied the cause of illness and looked for cures HIPPOCRATES
Plays that contain emotion and conflict DRAMAS
Plays that made fun of ideas and people COMEDIES
His study of the Persian wars was the first real history HERODOTUS
A long dialogue, written by Plato, which described his ideal society THEREPUBLIC
Greek historian who believed that studying the past helps us to understand human nature THUCYDIDES
Plays in which characters struggle against fate TRAGEDIES
The best preserved Greek paintings are found what items VASES
This acropolis was one of the greatest Greek architectural achievements PARTHENON
A giant statue of this goddess could be found inside the Parthenon ATHENA
Started the earth-centered view of the world that remained in place until the development of the telescope ARISTOTLE
Comedy writer ARISTOPHANES
Argued that the earth rotated on its axis and orbited the sun ARISTARCHUS

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Culture of Ancient Greece Crossword

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(750 B.C) - Wrote the epics and was a famous greek poet. Homer
(620 - 560 B.C) - Made fables. Aesop
(480 - 406 B.C) - Wrote the play "Medea". Euripides
(496 - 406 B.C) - Was a general who also wrote over 100+ plays. Sophocles
(469 - 399 B.C) - Originally was a sculptor and developed the Socratic Method. Socrates
Example of a female poet and famous for lyrical poetry. Sappho
(428 - 348 B.C) - Student of Socrates who wrote the "Republic". Plato
(458 B.C) - Introduced costumes and props to plays. Also preformed tragedies. Aeschylus
Most famous oracle, the oracle of Apollo. Oracle of Delph
(500 - 430 B.C) - Greek sculptor, painter, and architect. Phidias
A story with no happy ending and is typically about someone struggling to overcome something. Tragedy
A story that ends happily and usually includes lewd humor. Comedy
Made up stories, usually including something supernatural, trying to explain natural events. Myths
Temple used for the goddess Athena. Parthenon
(460 - 395 B.C) - Greatest historian of ancient world. Thucydides
Professional teachers in Greece who were payed. Sophists
(484 - 425 B.C) - Known as the Father of History. Herodotus
(384 - 322 B.C) - Best student of Plato and taught "The Golden Mean". Aristotle
(580 - 512 B.C) - Developed "Pythagorean Theorem". Pythagoras
(446-386 B.C) - Best known writer of greek comedies. Aristophanes

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The Golden Age Of Greece Crossword

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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

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Golden Age of Pericles Crossword

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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

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Greek Civilization Ch 5 Comp Crossword

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The gods lived here mountolympus
The author of first Greek epics of early Greece called the Iliad and the Odyssey Homer
A Greek slave and an author of many famous fables. aesop
One of the best known writers of Greek tragedies. sophocles
He believed that all relationships in the world could be expressed in numbers. pythagoras
An Athenian sculptor whose true love was philosophy. He believed that an absolute truth existed and that all real knowledge was within each person. socrates
One of Socrate's students. Wrote the "Republic. " plato
Opened his own school called the Lyceum. At this school he taught his students that a person should do nothing in excess. Aristotle
Recorded the history of the Persian Wars. herodotus
Author of History of the Peloponnesian War. He saw war and politics as the activities of human beings, not gods. thucydides
A poet who wrote short poems about the beauty of nature. theocritus
This astronomer was in charge of the library at Alexandria. eratosthenes
The most famous Greek mathematician and author of "Elements." euclid

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Renaissance Crossword Puzzle

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an intellectual movement of the Renaissance based on the study of the humanities, which included grammar, rhetoric, poetry, moral philosophy, and history HUMANISM
often called the father of Italian Renaissance humanism. Francesco Petrarch
the language of everyday speech in a particular region vernacular
Dante wrote his masterpiece, the _________, in the dialect of his native Florence. Divine Comedy
pioneered by the German printer Johannes Gutenberg movable type
a painting done on fresh, wet plaster with water-based paints fresco
Using this law, Masaccio could create the illusion of three dimensions, leading to a new, realistic style laws of perspective
was the model "Renaissance man." He was an artist, scientist, inventor, and visionary. Leonardo da Vinci
drew the "School of Athens" (Write his first name) Raphael
this was the core of humanist schools. Humanists believed this enabled humanists to reach their goal liberal studies
This is the final stage of the Renaissance. this period is associated with da Vinci, Raphael Sanzio, Michelangelo High Renaissance
The cultural rebirth that occurred in Europe from roughly the fourteenth through the middle of the seventeenth centuries, based on the rediscovery of the literature of Greece and Rome. Renaissance
technique that allows an artist to show objects as they appear at various distances from the viewer Perspective
Title for ruler of Venice (leader) doge
Most important writer of the Spanish Renaissance (last name) cervantes
the habit or principle of being independent and self-reliant. Individualism
Country where Renaissance started italy
soldiers who fought primarily for money mercenary
This family took control of Florence Medici
Dominated society and held important political posts and served as advisers to the king. nobility
the shopkeepers, artisans, guild masters, and guild members. Burghers
Who was the most important member of the Italian family during the Renaissance Father
Wrote "The Prince", and believed human beings were motivated by self-interest Machiavelli
Someone who supports or champions something patron
Florentine sculptor and painter and architect michelangelo

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Ancient Greece and Rome Crossword

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A narrative poem about heroic deeds is a _______. Epic
___________ was a Roman dictator. Julius Caeser
What water transport system did the Romans make? Aqueduct
Who is the ruler of the Greek gods? Zeus
Who was Zeus's wife? Hera
A _____ is a form of government ruled by a king. Monarchy
_______ isolated from much of Greece, builds a military state. Sparta
_________ the Great. Alexander
Greek _______ where stories that taught them about their environment and morals etc. Myths
Sparta had a better army, but Athens had a better ______. Navy
Who believes in questioning morals and the gods and was sentenced to death? Socrates
Who was the student of Plato? Aristotle
Who was the teacher of Plato? Socrates
Who did Aristotle teach? Alexander the great
The two forms of drama in ancient Greece are _______ and comedy. Tragedy
What is the name of the arena in Rome where gladiators fought? Colosseum
A _______ is a ruler with total power over a country. Dictator
A __________ was a man trained to fight with weapons against other men or wild animals in an arena. Gladiator
What new religion began to become a dominant religion in the Roman Empire? Christianity
Who was the greatest story teller? Homer

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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

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Greek Theatre - Grade 9 Drama Crossword

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Where did theatre originate? Greece
The Greek word for 'drama' dran
The Greek word for 'theatre' theatron
The study of Greek gods is known as ... mythology
What was held in honour of the gods? Festivals
The name of the god honoured by the Greeks out of which theatre developed. Dionysus
The Greek hymn of praise Dithyramb
Dionysus means ... twiceborn
Tragedy comes from the words ... goatsong
The theatre genre Greeks preferred most tragedy
The name of the largest festival in Athens Dionysia
Who would pay for tickets if you couldn't afford it? state
How many days were the festivals? FIVE
The name for someone who doesn't attend theatre idiot
The genre NOT preferred by Greeks comedy
What shape was the original theatre space? round
The name of the site of the first theatre in Athens acropolis
The original name of the performance space orchestra
The word used to describe how sound travels around a space acoustics
Section 3 on the theatre diagram skene
Section 4 on the diagram parados
Section 5 on the diagram paraskenia
Section 6 on the diagram Episkenion
A famous Greek playwright Aeschylus
A famous Greek playwright Sophocles
A famous Greek Playwright Euripedes
A famous Greek Playwright Aristophanes
The length of a Greek play tour year
What performers would need to do with their voice project
The word used to describe the extent of the performers' gestures and emotions powerful
The name of the group of people who would speak as one chorus
The chorus would provide ... narration
The name for the clothing worn by Greeks toga
What would performers wear on their faces? mask
The masks would clearly show ... emotion

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The Art of Theater Quiz Pt. 2 Copy Crossword

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What was the name of the theater guide written by the famous philosopher. Poetics
Who wrote the poetics and was a famous Greek philosopher? Aristotle
Who was a playwright of Tragedies whose complete Satyr was found ? Euripides
Name one of two Greek comedy playwrights. Menander
Name another Greek comedy playwright. Aristophanes
Name one of three Greek tragedy writers. Aeschylus
Name another Greek tragedy playwright. Sophocles
One of the elements of a play the philosopher wrote about is another name for what happens in the play. Plot
Every play has a central idea according to the philosopher called this. Theme
The philosopher called the actors role by this name. Character
The philosopher mentions in his book about theater that the audience has to understand the words of the actor by using good_______________. Diction
The philosopher says that the play can be greatly enhanced by using this. Music
The philosopher said that the stage , costumes, sets, props, and actors all create the ______________________________the audience sees on stage. Spectacle
Things having to do with ancient Greece are called this. Hellenisctic
The final and ultimate version of a Greek theater was called this. Ephesus
The part of the Greek stage that the actors and chorus performed on is called this. Orchestra
The building behind the stage in Greek theater, where there could be multiple proscenium arches is called this. Skene

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Ancient Greece Crossword

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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

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