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1

What was the goal of Greek art

To present images of human perfection in an orderly way

2

In ancient Athens, one third of all people were

Slaves

3

In ancient Sparta the government concentrated all its resources on creating...

Brave and skillful warriors

4

What important achievements happened during the Hellenistic period

Mathematics and science

5

Greek myths were important because these stories explained ...

Creation of the universe and the features of nature

6

The Agora was the center of what?

Government

7

Greece's geography is described as ...

Peninsulas and mountains

8

After the end of the war between Athens and Sparta, Athens was ....

Never again a leader in the Greek world

9

Under the leadership of Alexander the Great, Greece...

Expanded its empire

10

A person considered to be wild and uncivilized

Barbarian

11

A long poem that tells a story

Epic

12

A form of government in which people govern themselves

Democracy

13

A widespread sickness

Plague

14

After Alexander's death, his empire broke up into three ---- kingdoms

Hellenistic

15

Ships may surround and close, or ___ , a harbor in order to defeat an enemy

Blockade

16

How is the statement "Athens was a model of freedom and democracy" both true and untrue?

True bc they were the first democratic city state

Untrue bc they had slaves and the women didn't have a political say

17

Greek communities developed what because of the geography

Separate customs and beliefs