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GREEK RELIGION

GREEK

RELIGION

HOMER'S EPICS

HOMER'S

EPICS

GEOGRAPHY

GEO-

GRAPHY

DRAMA AND THEATER

DRAMA

AND

THEATER

PHILOSOPHERS

PHILOS-

OPHERS

HODGEPODGE

HODGE-

PODGE

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200 POINTS


Response 1

ALL GREEK GODS WERE SEEN

AS HAVING THESE

CHARACTERISTICS

HUMAN

HOMER'S TWO GREAT EPICS

TELL US ABOUT THIS EVENT

THE TROJAN WAR

HOME OF THE GREEK GODS

MOUNT OLYMPUS

WERE TYPICALLY ABOUT

POLITICS AND CURRENT

EVENTS

COMEDIES

THE "FATHER OF BIOLOGY"

AND AUTHOR OF OVER 200

BOOKS

ARISTOTLE

WHEN THE ILLITERATE

DORIANS CONQUERED THE

MYCENAEAN CIVILIZATION IT

BROUGHT THIS TIME PERIOD

TO GREECE

THE DARK AGES

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400 POINTS


Response 2

THE GOD OF WEATHER, SKY,

AND GOD OF GODS

ZEUS

HOW HOMER'S EPICS WERE

USED BY GREEK SOCIETY

TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT

BRAVERY, COURAGE,

THE GREEKS USED THESE FOR

TRADE DUE TO THEIR

ABUNDANCE

NUMEROUS SEAS AND

LONG COASTLINES

THE DRAMA FESTIVALS

LASTED ALL DAY LONG AND

WERE HELD FOR THIS PURPOSE

HONOR THE GODS

SOCRATES BEST STUDENT

THAT WROTE DOWN THE

BELIEFS OF SOCRATES

PLATO

THIS FIRST EARLY GREEK TYPE

CIVILIZATION DEVELOPED ON

THE ISLAND OF CRETE

MINOANS

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Response 3

THE STORIES THAT EXPLAIN

NATURE AND HUMAN

EMOTIONS

MYTHS

THE SPARK THAT CAUSED THE

TROJAN WAR

PARIS STOLE THE

GREEK KING'S WIFE,

THESE MADE FARMING

DIFFICULT, TRANSPORTATION

DIFFICULT, AND ISOLATED THE

POLISES

RUGGED MOUNTAINS

MOST GREEK PLAYS WERE OF

THIS SAD AND TERRIBLE

VARIETY

TRAGEDIES

THE GREATEST GREEK

PHILOSOPHER THAT WAS

EVENTUALLY KILLED FOR HIS

BELIEFS

SOCRATES

ALL FREE ADULT MALES

CITIZENS

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Response 4

WHERE PEOPLE WENT TO GET

ADVICE FROM PRIESTS AND

PRIESTESSES. DELPHI WAS THE

MOST FAMOUS

ORACLES

HOW THE GREEKS WERE ABLE

TO WON THE WAR

GAVE THEM A WOODEN

HORSE TO GET INSIDE

THE NUMEROUS SEAS ALONG

WITH STEEP CLIFFS PROVIDED

GREECE WITH THESE

SUPERIOR PLACES FOR

DOCKING SHIPS

HARBORS

IN A TRAGEDY WHAT IS THE

CAUSE OF A HERO'S

DOWNFALL OR TRAGIC ENDING

HIS ARROGANCE OR

PRIDE, MAKING POOR

TO FORCE STUDENTS TO FIND

ANSWERS THIS QUESTION AND

ANSWER METHOD WAS USED

SOCRATIC METHOD

FORTIFIED HILLTOP AT THE

CENTER OF A POLIS

ACROPOLIS

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Response 5

NAME THREE GREEK GODS

BESIDES ZEUS

ANSWERS VARY,

POSEIDON,, HERA,

THIS MAN WAS INSPIRED BY

READING OF THE GREEK

HEROES IN THE ILIAD AND THE

ODYSSEY TO CONQUER THE

WORLD

ALEXANDER THE GREAT

ALL EVENTS WERE HELD

OUTSIDE DUE TO THIS

CLIMATE

WARM AND DRY

WHY ODYSSEUS IS A GREAT

EXAMPLE OF A GREEK HERO IN

A TRAGEDY

HIS ARROGANCE AND

FAILING TO GIVE

PLATO SAID THAT THE

AVERAGE CITIZENS WERE NOT

INTELLIGENT ENOUGH TO

MAKE GOOD DECISIONS.

THEREFORE THE BEST

POLITICAL LEADERS WOULD BE

THIS GROUP

PHILOSPHER-KINGS

THEIR RULE OFTEN HELPED

FARMERS AND THE LOWER

CLASSES ALTHOUGH THEY

WERE HARSH RULERS

TYRANTS

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MAN WHO AVOIDED CIVIL WARIN ATHENS BY MAKINGNUMEROUS REFORMS    

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SOLON

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SPARTA

SPARTA

ATHENS

ATHENS

PERSIAN WARS

PERSIAN

WARS

CULTURE

CULTURE

MEN

MEN

POTPOURRI

POT-

POURRI

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Response 1

THE SPARTANS WERE ALWAYS

CONCERNED WITH THESE

FARM LABORERS REVOLTING

HELOTS

ATHENS WAS THIS CENTER OF

GREECE

CULTURAL

FIRST MAJOR BATTLE OF THE

WAR IN WHICH A GREEK

MESSENGER SHOUTED,

"REJOICE, WE ARE

VICTORIOUS."

MARATHON

THE CULTURAL HEIGHT OF

GREECE FROM 479 TO 429 B.C.

THE GOLDEN AGE OF

ATHENS OR GREECE

MIXED FACT WITH MYTH, BUT

IS STILL KNOWN AS THE

"FATHER OF HISTORY"

HERODOTUS

MILITARY ALLIANCE FORMED

BY ATHENS THAT SCARED THE

SPARTANS OF A POSSIBLE

ATTACK

DELIAN LEAGUE

CLUE 2

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800 POINTS


Response 2

THIS HAPPENED TO A SPARTAN

MALE AT AGE SEVEN

SENT TO MILITARY

BARRACKS

ATHENIAN SCHOOLING

EMPHASIZED THIS BECAUSE

EACH MALE CITIZEN WAS

EXPECTED TO HOLD PUBLIC

OFFICE

RHETORIC OR

PUBLIC-SPEAKING

PASS THAT THE SPARTANS

AND GREEKS HELD FOR THREE

DAY ALTHOUGH THEY WERE

OUTNUMBERED 200,000 TO

1,000

THERMOPYLAE

TYPE OF CULTURE AND ART

THAT EMPHASIZES BEAUTIFUL

SIMPLICITY AND GRACEFUL

BALANCE

CLASSICAL

THE MAN THAT USED A

VARIETY OF MEDICINES TO

TREAT DISEASE AND HAS A

CODE THAT DOCTORS

FOLLOW NAMED AFTER HIM

HIPPOCRATES

THE MOST IMPORTANT

RESULT OF THE

PELOPONNESIAN WAR

LEFT WEAK WHICH LED

TO BEING CONQUERED BY

CLUE 3

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

THE THIS A SPARTAN MALE

WAS EXPECTED TO DO AT AGE

THIRTY

MARRY

WHAT AN ATHENIAN WOMAN'S

EDUCATION CONSISTED OF

HOUSEHOLD DUTIES OF

COOKING, SEWING, KIDS

HOW THE PERSIANS WERE

ABLE TO TAKE THE VICTORY

AT THERMOPYLAE

GREEK TRAITOR SHOWED

THEM A SECRET GOAT

SIMPLE YET BEAUTIFUL

EXAMPLE OF GREEK

ARCHITECTURE IN ATHENS

PARTHENON

GEOMETRY MAN THAT

DEVELOPED THE THEORY OF

THE RIGHT TRIANGLE

PYTHAGORAS

NAME OF CULTURE THAT

BLENDED GREEK AND OTHER

MIDDLE EASTERN PEOPLES

INTO ONE UNDER ALEXANDER

THE GREAT

HELLENISTIC

CLUE 4

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1600 POINTS


Response 4

WHY WOMEN WRESTLED, RAN,

AND HAD TO BE PHYSICALLY

STRONG

TO HAVE STRONG

CHILDREN

THE REQUIREMENT OF AN

ATHENIAN MALE AT AGE

EIGHTEEN

2 YEARS MILITARY

SERVICE

HOW THE GREEK WERE ABLE

TO WIN THE FINAL BATTLE,

SALAMIS, A NAVAL BATTLE

SMALLER SHIPS WITH

RAMS SUNK PERSIANS IN

THE IDEAL OF MODERATION

THAT GREEKS SHOULD LIVE

THEIR LIFE BY

THE GOLDEN MEAN

FACTUAL HISTORIAN

THUCYDIDES

MAIN RESPONSIBILITY OF THE

CITIZENS OF A GREEK POLIS

RUN THE GOVERNMENT &

SERVE IN THE MILITARY

CLUE 5

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2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE REASON THAT THE

SPARTANS WERE NOT THE

IDEAL GREEKS

NOT WELL-ROUNDED

THE GREATEST LEADER OF

ATHENS FROM 461 TO 429 B.C.

PERICLES

THE IMPORTANCE OF

GREECE'S VICTORY IN THE

PERSIAN WAR

KEPT INDEPENDENCE,

LED TO THE GOLDEN AGE

THE THREE QUALITIES NEEDED

FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TO BE

SUCCESSFUL

INTELLIGENCE,

EFFORT, AND

HELLENISTIC SCIENTIST THAT

WAS THOUGH TO BE CRAZY

BECAUSE HE THOUGHT THE

SUN, NOT THE EARTH WAS THE

CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE

ARISTARCHUS

WHEN 6000 VOTES COULD

EXILE A MAN FRO TEN YEARS

FROM ATHENS IF HE

THREATENED DEMOCRACY

OSTRACISM

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POLITICAL LEADERS  

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MAN WHO AVOIDED CIVIL WARIN ATHENS BY MAKINGNUMEROUS REFORMS    

 Response:   

SOLON

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