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1

When did the first civilization begin and who was it?

2800 B.C. and it was the Minoans.

2

What year did Homer write Illiad and the Odyssey?

750 B.C..

3

Did the Mycenaeans take over Crete? If so, when?

Yes, in 1400 B.C..

4

Where was bull leaping held?

IN a Minoan arena.

5

How were the Minoan cities different from other ancient cities?

They had a temple in the centre of their cities.

6

Could women participate in bull leaping?

Yes.

7

Who did the Mycenaeans attack and how did they attack? did they win?

They attacked the Troys by climbing in a giant wooden horse and acting like it was a peace offering. After it was inside the walls, they attacked and opened the walls for the rest of their army. They won.

8

When did overseas trade stop?

Around 800 B.C..

9

What was the Greek name for city-states?

Polis.

10

When did the Greek city-states start?

700 B.C..

11

What wars began in 490 B.C.?

The Persian wars.

12

When did Philip 2nd conquer Greece?

338 B.C..

13

Who wanted to be the strongest civilization in Greece?

Sparta.

14

Who did Athens fight a lot?

Persia.

15

Why did Greek city-states go into decline?

Because the Greeks lost their sense of community.