Flashcards on Ancient Greece

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What is the time period of Ancient Greece?

Ancient Greece lasted from the archaic period in the 8th century BCE to the division of the Roman Empire in the 4th century CE.

What were the city-states of Ancient Greece called?

The city-states of Ancient Greece were called polis (plural: poleis).

Who is considered the 'Father of Democracy' in Ancient Greece?

Cleisthenes is often referred to as the 'Father of Democracy' in Ancient Greece.

What was the significance of the Battle of Marathon?

The Battle of Marathon was significant as it marked the first Persian invasion of Greece, and resulted in a Greek victory.

Who wrote the epic poems 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey'?

Homer is believed to be the author of the epic poems 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey'.

Who was the ruler of the Gods in Greek mythology?

Zeus was the ruler of the Gods in Greek mythology.

What was the purpose of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece?

The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece were held to honor the god Zeus and promote friendly relations among the Greek city-states.

What form of government was practiced in Sparta?

Sparta practiced an oligarchic form of government, where power was held by a small group of elite citizens.

Who was the famous philosopher of Ancient Greece known for his teachings on logic and reasoning?

Socrates was a famous philosopher of Ancient Greece known for his teachings on logic and reasoning.

What architectural style is prominent in Ancient Greek structures?

The architectural style prominent in Ancient Greek structures is known as Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders.

What was the purpose of the Delian League in Ancient Greece?

The Delian League was formed as a defensive alliance against Persian aggression.

Who was the conqueror who spread Greek civilization across the Eastern Mediterranean and Persia?

Alexander the Great was the conqueror who spread Greek civilization across the Eastern Mediterranean and Persia.

What was the social hierarchy in Ancient Greece?

The social hierarchy in Ancient Greece consisted of citizens, metics (foreign residents), freed slaves, and slaves.

Who was the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, and civilization?

Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, and civilization.

What type of government did Athens have during the Golden Age?

Athens had a democratic government during the Golden Age of Ancient Greece.

What was the importance of the Battle of Thermopylae?

The Battle of Thermopylae was important as it was a significant Persian victory over the Greeks during the Persian Wars.

What is the time period of Ancient Greece?

Ancient Greece lasted from the archaic period in the 8th century BCE to the division of the Roman Empire in the 4th century CE.

What were the city-states of Ancient Greece called?

The city-states of Ancient Greece were called polis (plural: poleis).

Who is considered the 'Father of Democracy' in Ancient Greece?

Cleisthenes is often referred to as the 'Father of Democracy' in Ancient Greece.

What was the significance of the Battle of Marathon?

The Battle of Marathon was significant as it marked the first Persian invasion of Greece, and resulted in a Greek victory.

Who wrote the epic poems 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey'?

Homer is believed to be the author of the epic poems 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey'.

Who was the ruler of the Gods in Greek mythology?

Zeus was the ruler of the Gods in Greek mythology.

What was the purpose of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece?

The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece were held to honor the god Zeus and promote friendly relations among the Greek city-states.

What form of government was practiced in Sparta?

Sparta practiced an oligarchic form of government, where power was held by a small group of elite citizens.

Who was the famous philosopher of Ancient Greece known for his teachings on logic and reasoning?

Socrates was a famous philosopher of Ancient Greece known for his teachings on logic and reasoning.

What architectural style is prominent in Ancient Greek structures?

The architectural style prominent in Ancient Greek structures is known as Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders.

What was the purpose of the Delian League in Ancient Greece?

The Delian League was formed as a defensive alliance against Persian aggression.

Who was the conqueror who spread Greek civilization across the Eastern Mediterranean and Persia?

Alexander the Great was the conqueror who spread Greek civilization across the Eastern Mediterranean and Persia.

What was the social hierarchy in Ancient Greece?

The social hierarchy in Ancient Greece consisted of citizens, metics (foreign residents), freed slaves, and slaves.

Who was the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, and civilization?

Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, and civilization.

What type of government did Athens have during the Golden Age?

Athens had a democratic government during the Golden Age of Ancient Greece.

What was the importance of the Battle of Thermopylae?

The Battle of Thermopylae was important as it was a significant Persian victory over the Greeks during the Persian Wars.

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