Flashcards in Chapter 8 - Last Section Deck (28):
Why are the epics the Iliad and the Odyssey important in under standing ancient Greece?
The poems show how life and culture wow in ancient Greece during the dark age.
Shows the values every good hero should have, such as dignity, strength, valor, generosity, and wisdom
Wealthy boys in Greece had a servant accompany the, to school..... They were called ______.
The Greeks had an alphabet with _____ letters
He was a blind poet that wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
The _____ tells the story of the Trojan War.
The ______ recounts the adventures of the Greek hero Odysseus.
What kind of poems are the Iliad and the Odyssey?
A ____ is a story designed to teach a lesson. The characters usually involved animals acting like humans. They usually did NOT involve the gods.
A fable usually stated its point in a brief closing statement called the _______.
He was a Greek slave and the author of many of fables.
The Greeks had plays in huge outdoor theaters called ________.
There were two types of Greek drama: _____ and ________.
Comedy and tragedy
He wrote a lot of Greek comedies:
He wrote a lot of tragedies:
_______ usually ended with the downfall of the hero because of a character flaw, such as pride or
What did Greek actors wear so the far away crowd could tell what the actors were feeling?
Who was the king with the Golden Touch?
What is the moral of this story?
Be careful what you wish for
Midas, the King with a Golden Touch is an exampke of a _______?
Hippocrates: Father of medicine. Doctor oath
Archimedes: advanced the lever and compound pulleys, machines that make the moving of objects easier
Euclid: father of geometry
Pythagoras: studied geometry and came up with an important theorem about triangles
Eratosthenes: drew latitude/longitude. Circumference of the Earth
AriSTARchus: first to suggest Sun was was at center of the universe
This is a carefully tested idea in math
A Greek instrument with wooden frame with rows of movable beads used in math
Where were the Olympic games held in Greece?
This God was the God of music. Art showed him playing this instrument?
Lyre (small harp)
Greeks believed a group of 9 goddesses called the ______ presided over each of the arts.
True or false: Important qualities of Greek art were balance, harmony, simplicity, beauty, and completeness
Greeks made three types of columns:
(I Dont Care)
This structure is an enormous temple of white marble on top of the Acropolis. Statue of Goddess Athena was there
A military genius, he spread Greek culture around the world
Alexander the Great
What was one of the most important benefits of Alexander the Great and the spread of Greek (Hellenistic) culture?
brought a common language to the Western world
Common language helped spread the word of Jesus story.
Greek was a common language at the time the New Testament was written.