Flashcards in Chapter 6 Greece - A Drama in Two Acts Deck (18):
What blind poet is famous for his works the Iliad and the Odyssey?
What happened in 776 B.C., the first recorded date in Greek history?
the first Olympic games were held
Who was the supposed king of the Greek gods?
Name a hero in Greek mythology.
Achilles or Odysseus
where Athenians defeated a Persian landing force
hilltop fortress that was the seat of government and religion
mountain pass where brave Spartans held off the Persians
Who controlled the Delian League?
Democracy means "rule by ______."
the many or common people
Who were the Helots?
common laborers in Sparta
What is "rule by a few rich" called?
Which philosopher drank poison instead of being exiled from Athens?
What did the Spartan ruling class spend its time doing?
training for war
T or F. Pericles brought SPARTAN democracy to its fullest measure.
false - Athenian
T or F. Athens WON the Peloponnesian War.
false - lost
T or F. PLATO, a student of Socrates, wrote the dialogues, a series of philosophical works.