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1

Where did Minoan civilization start?

Crete

2

How did Minoans create better ships?

They added two or three masts, made ships slimmer, and created a deck above the rowers heads.

3

How were Minoan cities different then other?

They had no walls and built palaces other then temples.

4

What was the area called where Sparta was located?

Pelopennesus

5

What were the couple duties kings had in Sparta?

To lead religious activities and lead the army.

6

How old did spartan citizens need to be to join the council of elders?

men of over sixty years old.

7

What happened to spartan babies if they were weak?

They were to be left on a hillside to die.

8

Who was pericles?

"The First Citizen of Athen" and a military general.

9

Who was allowed to take part in the greek olympics?

Only men. Women could only watch.

10

What did greeks believe that the gods do?

Watch over them and nature.

11

Where did Greeks worship their gods?

Outside the temple.

12

What is phalanx formation?

Its a formation where the greeks create a sixteen row deep soldier line and hold their shields so closely that they over lap.

13

What did Alexander make soldiers do?

Cut their long beards and hair so that they couldn't get grabbed by enemies during battle.

14

How old was Alexander when he took over the throne?

Age 20.

15

What did Aristotle teach Alexander?

He taught him literature, geography, poetical science, and biology