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The earliest civilization inthe vincinity of Greece where the?
The Minoans.
These gods stood for what?

Apollo:
Poseidon:
Artemis:
Athena:
Aphrodite:
Hera:
Apollo:The sun
Poseidon:The sea
ArtemisThe moon
Athena:Wisdom
Aphrodite:Love and Beauty
Hera:Marriage
What is Democracy?
Rule by the many or common people
In what year did Athens surrenderto Sparta?
405 b.c.
what did Socrates urge his students to do?
Ask questionsand examine their beliefs.
What is represenative democracy?
The People elect a few men who repersent them in the goverment
Where did the Greek gods live?
Mount Olympus.
What are Phalanx?
A large group of fot soldiers armed with spears and sheilds, trained to charge the enemy as a group.
One of the impressive stuctures of the Minoans was the palce at?
Knossos
Plato was a student to whom?
Socrates
Where did the great poet Homer live?
Smyrna
who was the firts philosopher to write down his examinations in a dialouge?
Plato
Who was the king of the gods?
Zeus.
Where were the Minoans centered?
Crete
Who brought the Athenian democracy to its fullest?
Pericles
What was the war between sparta and Athens?
Peloponnesian War
what is the Thermopylae?
a narrow mountainpass in central Greece about 6 miles from the Aegean
What impressive structure occupied 4 acres and contained excellent plumbing?
Knossos
What is the Agora?
A marketplace.
What is a polis?
City-state.
What did Solon introduce?
Democratic Principles to Athenian govrement.
Aristotle was a student to whom?
Plato
Who wrote Illiad and Odyssey?
Homer.
Who are the Greeks desendants of?
Javan, Japeths son.
What is direct democracy?
The people themselves made the big decisions of goverment directly rather than indirectly through represenatives
a description o fthe acropolis is?
A seat of goverment and religion.
What was the first recorded date in Greek history?
776 b.c. when the first Olympic games were held.
What city are the Mycenaeans famous for?
Mycenae.
What is th Hellespont?
A strait where Europe and Asia Minor are less than one mile apart.
What is Tyrany?
A bad form of one-man rule
What does Aristocracy?
Rule by the Best
What is Monarchy?
Rule By One.