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Mountain home of Greek gods and goddesses OLYMPUS
Greek for city-state POLIS
Athletic games honoring Zeus OLYMPICS
Direct democracy began here ATHENS
Ruler of the Greek gods ZEUS
Athenian male with the right to participate in government CITIZEN
High point of Athens that started as a fort ACROPOLIS
Love of knowledge PHILOSOPHY
Temple that honored Athena in the Acropolis PARTHENON
Used to trick the people of Troy (two words) TROJANHORSE
Rule by citizens by giving them the right to vote DEMOCRACY
Father of Medicine who wrote an oath HIPPOCRATES
Quality valued by the people of Sparta BRAVERY
Stories of the Greek gods MYTHS
land surrounded by water on three sides PENINSULA

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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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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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ANCIENT GREECE 1750 B.C. - 133 B.C. Crossword

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watercolor paintings done on wet plaster frescoes
Greek blind poet wandering from village to village Homer
place dedicated to honor gods and goddesses shrines
principal city of Minoan Crete Knossos
another name for city-state polis
high city with great marble temples dedicated to gods/goddesses acropolis
rule by hereditary landholding elite aristocracy
government by a hereditary ruler who exercises central power monarch
rule by power in the hands of small, wealthy elite oligarchy
massive tactical formation of armed foot soldiers phalanx
powerful city-state who defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War Sparta
government by the people democracy
a lawmaking body legislature
people who gain power by force tyrants
formal agreement between two or more nations alliance
Athenian statesman, General, and champion of democracy Pericles
a fixed salary stipend
a panel of citizens who make final judgement in trials jury
practice of banishing or sending away a public figure ostracism
citizens who are "lovers of wisdom" philosophers
another name for rational thinking logic
Greek philosopher who used a series of questions to seek truth and self-knowledge Socrates
a disciple of socrates and teacher of Aristotle Plato
Greek who analyzed all forms of government and favored rule by a single strong and virtuous leader Aristotle
the art of skillful speaking rhetoric
a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Parthenon
the murder of a public figure assassination
absorbing and taking in of a people or ideas assimilate
Hellenistic scientist who applied principle of physics to make practical inventions Archimedes
Greek physician considered the father of medicine Hippocrates
means "sun centered solar system" heliocentric

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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
PERICLES
PERSIAN EMPIRE
SOCRATES
SOLDIER
SPARTA
TEMPLE

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Ancient Greek Crossword Puzzle

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God of sun Apollo
God of the sky Zeus
Hero who killed Medusa Hercules
master mind behind the Trojan Horse Odysseus
city-state Polis
she has snakes as hair Medusa
strongest army Sparta
most intelligent civilization Athens
composes epic poems Homer
each polis had these people slaves
she wrote about Ptolemy and geometry Hypatia
a small group of people who control a country Oligarchy
God of the Underworld Hades
daughter of Zeus Athena
the chief port of Athens Piracus
a religious place to worship Gods and Goddesses temple
a place where citizens met to discuss issues agora
God of the sea Poseidon
Goddess of love Aphrodite
God of war Aris

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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

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Ancient Greece Word Search

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Acropolis
Alliance
Aristocracy
Aristotle
Athens
Citizen
Democracy
Direct democracy
Herodotus
Legislature
Logic
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Parthenon
Pericles
Phalanx
Philosophers
Plato
Polis
Rhetoric
Socrates
Sparta
Stipend
Tragedies
Tyrant

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Athens and Sparta Crossword

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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

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Greek Mythology Word Search

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immortal
Tartarus
Mt.Olympus
Olympians
Monsters
Medusa
Underworld
God
Goddess
Heracles
Orion
Demeter
Olympus
Fleece
Theseus
Perseus
Pegasus
Poseidon
Athena
Athens
Hades
cyclops
Hermes
Zeus

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Greek Vocab Crossword

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Greek city Polis
Artemis' brother Apollo
God of Gods Zeus
Goddess of the Moon Artemis
King of the Corinthian league Alexander the Great
A settlement/citadel built on elevated ground Acropolis
Greek scientist from Syracuse Archimedes
Plato's Teacher Socrates
Author of The Odyssey Homer
Goddess of Wisdom Athena
Military driven city-state Sparta
King of Basileus Philip II
First Legislator of Athens Draco
a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people Oligarchy
Form of government created in classical Greece Democracy
The "Father of Tragedy" Aeschylus
Founded the Megarian school of philosophy Euclid
The "Father of Modern Medicine" Hippocrates
Of or relating to Greece Hellenistic
Created the,statue of Zeus at Olympia Phidias
The "Father of History" Herodotus
Laid foundations for Athenian democracy Solon
Creator of Pythagorean Theorem Pythagoras
Greek general during the Peloponesian war Pericles
Zeus' wife Hera

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