Flashcards in Greek Test Deck (17):
What was the goal of Greek art
To present images of human perfection in an orderly way
In ancient Athens, one third of all people were
In ancient Sparta the government concentrated all its resources on creating...
Brave and skillful warriors
What important achievements happened during the Hellenistic period
Mathematics and science
Greek myths were important because these stories explained ...
Creation of the universe and the features of nature
The Agora was the center of what?
Greece's geography is described as ...
Peninsulas and mountains
After the end of the war between Athens and Sparta, Athens was ....
Never again a leader in the Greek world
Under the leadership of Alexander the Great, Greece...
Expanded its empire
A person considered to be wild and uncivilized
A long poem that tells a story
A form of government in which people govern themselves
A widespread sickness
After Alexander's death, his empire broke up into three ---- kingdoms
Ships may surround and close, or ___ , a harbor in order to defeat an enemy
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