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1

Ancient Greece was located west of which other ancient civilization

Persia

2

What was most important for the greek civilation then other ancient civilzation

Conquest, trade, more important then farming in the early greek civilzation

3

How did conquests of Cryrus the Great affect ancient greece

Powerful new enemy that bordered on Greek territory

4

Under darius 1 the Persian empire

Was defeated by the greeks at the battle of Marathon

5

What was the cause of the Second persian wars

Persian invasion, greek penisula

6

Which was the earliest city to be found in Greece

Myceannne

7

One word that decribe the relationship between the ancient greek and the persian empire

Hostile

8

What did the conquests of alexander the great lead to significant amount of

Cultural diffusion

9

What is the most reseaon that Romans renamed the Greek Gods instead of keeping there names

The romans langue and alphabet was differnt from the greeks

10

Why do the plays of sophocles and other greek playwright continue to be preformed today

Use the Play structures, and story lines

11

Who was the ancient greek that wrote epic poems

Homer

12

How do the ideas in the republic relate to the ideas of Taoism

The republic emphasizes that a kings job sould rule over the state but tosit suggest that a good ruler has minimal inference to his pr her subjects

13

Why was Socrates executed by the Athenian authorites

He was considered dangerous to society

14

What was the olymic mostly about

The God zeus

15

Main theme of the republic

Justice