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1

Who was Alexander the Greats father and where was he from?

Alexander the Greats father was Philip the second of Macedonia (he was from Macedonia)

2

Who is the Roman god of war?

Mars is the Roman god of war.

3

Who is the Roman goddess of love, and what is her name as a Greek goddess?

Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love and Venus is the Roman goddess of love.

4

What ancient civilization played the sport of bull leaping?

The Minoans are the ancient Greek civilization that played the sport of bull leaping.

5

Which ancient Greek civilization began growing olives and invented olive oil, olive perfume, and olive oil fuel for lamps?

The Mycenaeans are the ancient Greek civilization that began growing olives and made lots of different products from them.

6

What three things where sacred to the Minoans?

The three things that where scared to the Minoans where the double axe, lilies, and doves.

7

What is a Greek polis?

A Greek polis is another word for a Greek city-state.

8

What was Athens known for compared to Sparta?

Athens was know for its brains/smarts and navy compared to Sparta which was know for its military, power, and strength.

9

Who was the Greek god that was king of all the gods and goddess'?

The Greek god that was king of all the other gods was Zeus.

10

What formation did Philip the second develop (name) and how long where the spears he gave his soldiers?

Philip developed the Phalanx formation and gave his soldiers spears that where 14 feet or 4 meters long.

11

At what age did Alexander the Great take over the thrown because of his father's death?

Alexander the Great was 20 years old when he toke over the thrown.

12

Where was the location where Alexander the Great built his lighthouse, and how tall was it?

The lighthouse was built in Alexandria, Egypt and was 400feet or 122meters tall.

13

What is the word now that ancient Greeks used to call the Persians?

The word the ancient Greeks used to call the Persians was barbarians.

14

Why did Philip the second try/want to unite the Greek polis'?

Philip the second tried and wanted to because he believed it was his destiny.

15

How did Philip the second of Macedonia view marriage and how many times did he marry for this reason?

Philip the second viewed marriage as political alliances and married about 6 or 7 times for this reason.