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1

Who is Demosthenes?

Someone who thought Phillip II was a bad leader

2

How often were the Olympic Games?

Every 4 years.

3

Who was the Olympic Games in honour of?

The Greek god Zeus

4

What was the most important sporting event in Greece?

The Olympic Games

5

What is the form if questioning developed by Socrates?

The Socratic Method

6

Who is the person who provided a 3rd step in the scientific method?

Aristotle.

7

Who was the founder of scientific medicine?

Hippocrates.

8

What field was Archimedes studying?

Mathematics.

9

Who wrote "The Dialogues" ?

Plato

10

Who could participate in theatrical plays?

Only men, women were only allowed to watch.

11

Who was the theatre in honour of?

Dionysius.

12

Which sports combined made up pancratium, an event in the Olympic Games?

Boxing and Wrestling.

13

What happened to winners?

They were heroes, and were crowned with an olive-leaf crown.

14

What happened in between events at the Olympics Games?

Poets read their works.

15

When was the 1st Olympic Games?

776 B. C.