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1

What was the chief magistrate in Athens called

Archon

2

Who led the Persian army that Alexander The Great defeated

Darius III

3

Greek philosopher and mathmatician of the sixth century BC who concluded that the universe could be explained in mathmatical terms

Pythagorea

4

what ancient civilization had modern plumbing in the palace

Minoan

5

Who was the author of the Illiad and the Odessy

Homer

6

What city-state was the leader of the Delian League

Athens

7

Which Persian king led attacks against the Greeks at the Battle of Thermopolaye

Xerxes

8

name two forms of greek drama

Comedy and tragedy

9

Who is the Father of Medicine

Hippocrates

10

Who is the Father of History

Herodotus

11

Who is the Father of Geometry

Euclid

12

Who is Father of Philosophy

Thales

13

Who is Author of Republic

Plato

14

Who is a poet

Homer

15

Who said ''know thyself''

Socrates

16

Who is associated with syllogism

Aristotle

17

Who is historian of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides

18

Who is an astromer and geographer

Eratosthenes

19

What word refers to ruled by a few

Oligarchy

20

What was the basic political unit of Greece

Polis

21

What was not a form of government experienced by greek city-states

Anarchy

22

What ocurred at the Battle of Thermopolaye

Three hundred Spartans fought in a mountain pass

23

What was the leading comercial center of the early mainland Agean civilization

Mycenae

24

Sparta formed which league to protect against foreign invasion

Delian League

25

The Peloponesian War developed over a war between who?

Athens and Sparta