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RIVERS

RIVERS

WORD ROOTS

WORDS

EXPRESSION OR REFLECTION?

MODES

MONUMENTS AND CITIES

M&C

MODERN COUNTRIES OF

ANCIENT SITES

MCOAS

NAME THE MODERN COUNTRY

IN WHICH THE CLUE IS FOUND.

ANCIENT RULERS

KINGS

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

KNOWN AS THE CRADLE OF

CIVILIZATION,THIS AREA IN

PRESENT DAY IRAQ LITERALLY

MEANS "BETWEEN RIVERS"

WHAT IS MESOPOTAMIA?

NEO

WHAT IS NEW?

ARCHITECTURE

WHAT IS EXPRESSION?

MAN ANIMAL AT GIZA

WHAT IS THE SPHINX?

MESOPOTAMIA

WHAT IS IRAQ?

THIS MYTHIC KING OF SUMER

SOUGHT IMMORTALITY

WHO IS GILGAMESH?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THIS RIVER IS THE WESTERN

BOUNDARY OF MESOPOTAMIA

WHAT IS THE

EUPHRATES?

MEGA

WHAT IS LARGE?

HISTORY

WHAT IS REFLECTION?

CAPITOL CITY OF THE MINOAN

CIVILIZATION

WHAT IS KNOSSOS?

PERSIA

WHAT IS IRAN?

THIS BABYLONIAN KING

CODEFIED THE LAW

WHO WAS HAMMURABI?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

THIS RIVER IS THE EASTERN

BOUNDARY OF MESOPOTAMIA

WHAT IS THE TIGRES?

PALEO

WHAT IS OLD OR

ANCIENT?

MUSIC

WHAT IS EXPRESSION?

MUD BRICK PYRAMID AT UR

WHAT IS A ZIGGURAT?

MYCENAEA

WHAT IS GREECE?

THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATION OF

CRETE WAS NAMED FOR THIS

MYTHIC KING

WHO WAS MINOS?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THIS RIVER IN NORTHERN

AFRICA IS FAMOUS FOR ITS

YEARLY FLOODS

WHAT IS THE NILE?

MESO

WHAT IS MIDDLE OR

BETWEEN?

RELIGION

WHAT IS REFLECTION?

CITY BUILT BY DARIUS I

WHAT IS PERSEPOLIS?

HARAPPA

WHAT IS PAKISTAN?

THIS PHARAOH WAS A

MONOTHEIST

WHO WAS AKHENATEN?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE HARAPPAN CIVILIZATION

WAS FOUND IN THIS RIVER

VALLEY

INDUS RIVER

LITH

WHAT IS STONE?

PHILOSOPHY

WHAT IS REFLECTION?

SISTER CITY TO

MOHENJO-DARO

WHAT IS HARAPPA?

ANATOLIA

WHAT IS TURKEY?

THIS KING HAD A GOLD

MYCENAEAN MASK NAMED

FOR HIM

WHO WAS AGAMEMNON?

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GREEK PHILOSOPHY  

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WHAT IS CLASSICALHUMANISM?

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THE AEGEAN WORLD

AEGEAN

GREEK POETS AND POETRY

POETS

ANCIENT WRITING

WRITING

GREEK ORDERS OF

ARCHITECHTURE ETC.

COLUMNS

+

THE PERSIAN WARS

PERSIAN

WAR

ARCHAIC, CLASSICAL, OR

HELLENISTIC?

A,C, OR H

IDENTIFY THE ERA FOR THE

FOLLOWING SCULPTURE

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

GRAIN, GRAPES, AND OLIVES

WHAT IS THE

MEDITERRANEAN TRIAD?

THIS LYRIC POET WAS A

RESIDENT OF LESBOS

WHO WAS SAPPHO?

THE NAME OF THIS FORM OF

WRITING LITERALLY MEANS

"WEDGE SHAPE"

WHAT IS CUNEIFORM?

WHAT BASIC FORM OF

ARCHITECTURE DOES THE

PARTHENON SHARE WITH

STONEHENGE?

WHAT IS POST- AND

-LINTEL?

IN 490 B.C.E. PERSIAN FORCES

WERE DEFEATED AT THIS SITE

26 MILES FROM ATHENS

WHAT IS MARATHON?

LACOON AND HIS SONS

WHAT IS HELLENISTIC?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

CIVILIZATION MOVED FROM

THIS ISLAND GROUP SOUTH TO

CRETE

WHAT ARE THE

CYCLADES?

ACCORDING TO

TRADITIONTHIS EPIC POET

WAS BLIND

WHO WAS HOMER?

THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS

WROTE WITH THESE

PICTOGRAMS

WHAT ARE

HIEROGLYPHICS?

IDENTIFY THE STYLE OF

COLUMN

DORIC, IONIC,

CARYATID, OR

IN 480 B.C.E. THIS PERSIAN

COMMANDER ORDERED THE

WHIPPING OF THE HELLESPONT

WHO WAS XERXES?

KOUROS

WHAT IS ARCHAIC?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

A FRESCO FROM CRETE

PORTRAYS THIS ATHLETIC

ACTIVITY

WHAT IS BULL

VAULTING?

THE ILIAD CONCERNS THE

SIEGE OF THIS CITY

WHAT IS ILIUM OR

TROY

THIS WAS THE KEY TO

TRANSLATING ANCIENT

EGYPTIAN WRITING

WHAT IS THE ROSETTA

STONE?

IDENTIFY THE STYLE OF

COLUMN

DORIC, IONIC,

CARYATID, CORINTHIAN

THE PERSIAN DEFEAT IN 480

B.C.E. USHERED IN THE

_________ AGE OF GREECE

WHAT IS CLASSICAL?

DISOBOLUS

WHAT IS CLASSICAL?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THIS WARLIKE CULTURE

SETTLED THE GREEK

MAINLAND FOLLOWING THE

DECLINE OF THE MINOANS

WHO ARE THE

MYCENAEANS?

THIS EPIC RECOUNTS AN

ARDUOUS RETURN FROM WAR

WHAT IS THE ODYSSEY?

THIS WAS THE KEY TO

DECIPHERING CUNEIFORM

WHAT IS BEHISTUN

ROCK?

IDENTIFY THE STYLE OF

COLUMN

DORIC, IONIC,

CORINTHIAN, CARYATID

THE PERSIAN DEFEAT IN 480

B.C.E. USHERED IN THE ______

AGE OF ATHENS

WHAT IS GOLDEN?

DYING GAUL

WHAT IS HELLENISTIC?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE VOLCANIC ERUPTION OF

THIS ISLAND MAY HAVE ENDED

THE MINOAN CIVILIZATION

WHAT IS SANTORINI OR

THERA?

THE WRATHFUL "HERO" OF THE

ILIAD

WHO IS ACHILLES?

WRITTEN IN CUNEIFORM, THIS

IS THE EARLIEST KNOWN

WORK OF LITURATURE,

CONCERNING A SUMERIAN KING

WHAT IS THE EPIC OF

GILGAMESH?

IDENTIFY THE STYLE OF

COLUMN

DORIC,  IONIC,

CARYATID, CORINTHIAN

300 SPARTAN WARRIORS HELD

OFF THE PERSIAN ADVANCE

AT THE PASS OF

THERMOPYLAE, WHICH IN

ENGLISH MEANS THIS

WHAT IS "HOT GATES"?

APHRODITE

WHAT IS CLASSICAL?

 CATEGORY:   

GREEK PHILOSOPHY  

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF THESOPHIST PROTAGORUS, THAT"MAN IS THE MEASURE OF ALLTHINGS" IS KNOWN AS THIS  

 Response:   

WHAT IS CLASSICALHUMANISM?

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