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alexander the great

which empire is this?

<p>which empire is this?</p>
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persian

which empire is this?

<p>which empire is this?</p>
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minoan

which civilization lived here?

<p>which civilization lived here?</p>
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myceneans

which civilization lived here?

<p>which civilization lived here?</p>
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marathon

where was the battle of marathon?

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a greek man had to run 140 miles to gather the spartan army

what quirky story occured during the battle of marathon?

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the greeks

who won the battle of marathon?

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thermopylae

where did the battle of thermopylae take place?

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a greek traitor

who helped the persians win in the battle of thermopylae?

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the persians

who won the battle of thermopylae?

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the sarconic gulf

where did the battle of salamis take place?

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burned down several greek cities

what did the persians do during the battle of salamis that angered the greeks?

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pretend to retreat and then caught the persians by suprise

what did the greeks do to win the battle of salamis?

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the greeks

who won the battle of salamis?

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plataea

where did the battle of plataea take place?

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poisoned their water supply

what did the persians do to the greeks during the battle of plataea?

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poisoned their water supply

what did the greeks do to the persians during the battle of plataea?

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the greeks

who won the persian wars?

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greece and persia

who were the persian wars between?

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it was much more mountainous and all parts of it were extremely close to water

how was greece's geography different from everyone else's?

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he named at least 10 cities after himself

what is an example of alexander the great being egotistical?

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phalanx

what was the name of this greek fighting formation?

<p>what was the name of this greek fighting formation?</p>
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minoa

where was the palace at knossos located?

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a minotaur

what was the palace at knossos reportedly guarded by?

<p>what was the palace at knossos reportedly guarded by?</p>
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a creature with the head of a bull and the body of a human

what is a minotaur?

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more peaceful

were the minoans more peaceful or more violent?

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women were considered to be important

what was unique about minoan society?

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volcanic activity

what likely brought an end to the minoans?

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the trojans

what other civilization were the myceneans near?

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violent

were the myceneans more peaceful or violent?

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no

in their war against troy, did the myceneans win?

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the myceneans

who gave the trojans a "gift" horse?

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mycenean soldiers who wrecked the entire city

what was inside the wooden horse the myceneans gave to the trojans?

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decrease in food production and trade

what caused the decline in mycenean society?

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homer

which famous philosopher was repotedly from mycenae?

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people who invaded greece and changed some of the dialect

what was the dorian invasion?

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the trojans or another similar group

who were the dorians, probably?

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at the end of the dark age period

when did homer write the odyssey and the iliad?

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greece uniting for the persian wars

what caused the end of the greecian dark age?

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Iran

What is considered to be modern-day Persia?

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Phoenicia

What civilization was most of Persia's land conquered from?

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Cyrus

Who was the first leader of the Persians (we learned about)?

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Darius

Who was the second leader of the Persians (we learned about)?

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Xerxes

Who was the third leader of the Persians (we learned about)?

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Most organized

What was Darius I best regarded as?

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23

How many provinces did Darius I divide Persia into?

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Satraps

Who governed Darius' provinces?

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Local

Were satraps from the capital city or were they from the local provinces?

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Hired spies

What did Darius I do to ensure his satraps weren't planning rebellions?

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A lot of northern India

What big expansion did Darius I make during his reign?

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Underground canal systems Darius I built

What were the qanat?

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Persepolis

What important city did Darius I establish?

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Persia city

What does Persepolis mean?

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Hired workers

Did slaves or hired workers build Persepolis?

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The royal road

What was the name of the super important highway Darius I built?

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1 week

How long would it take for someone to ravel across the royal road?

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25-30 miles

How far apart were the postal stops on the royal road?

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Liberated the Jews from Babylon

What did Cyrus do that made him appear in biblical texts?

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Allowed them to practice their religions

What made Cyrus so loved in his conquered territories?

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Strict

Was Xerxes considered benevolent or strict during his reign?

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Their empires were too close to one another

Why was Xerxes beefing with Greece?

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No

Did Xerxes win his first war against Athens?

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No

Did Xerxes win his second war against Athens?

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The empire was weakened by its wars with Greece and eventually got conquered

What caused Persia's downfall?

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monotheistic

Is Zoroastrianism monotheistic or polytheistic?

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Cyrus

Which leader of Persia was super into Zoroastrianism?

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Zoroaster

What was the name of the prophet of Zoroastrianism?

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Good and evil

What moral concepts battled each other in Zoroastrianism?

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Judaism and Islam

What religions likely became influenced by Zoroastrianism?

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Islam

Which religion soon replaced Zoroastrianism in the Middle East?

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Alexander the Great

Which world leader destroyed several temples and many priests that celebrated Zoroastianism?

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City-state

What is a Polis?

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Creative

Was Athens more militaristic or creative?

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Militaristic

Was Sparta more militaristic or creative?

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M(OAT)-D

Which acronym can you use to describe the evolution of Athens's government?

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One rule

What does monarchy mean?

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Few rule

What does oligarchy mean?

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Best (rich) rule

What does aristocracy mean?

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One rule

What does tyranny mean?

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Rule of the people

What does democracy mean?

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citizens, free non-citizens, slaves (helots)

what were the standard classes in Greek monarchy?

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Rich landowners

Who ruled in Greek aristocracy?

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Appointed officials who made laws

What were archons?

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Usurped power, were often popular with the poor

How did tyrants come to rule in Greece?

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Pisistratus

Which Greek tyrant was sort of like Robin Hood?

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Cleisthenes

who was the "father of democracy"?

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Political districts Cleisthenes divided his citizens into (geographical units)

What were clemes?

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Free men

Who were the only people that could vote in Greek democracy?

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Pericles

Which Greek leader led Greece into the golden age?

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Herodotus

who was the "father of history"?

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Athens vs. Sparta

Who were the Peloponnesian wars against?

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The Delian league and Sparta's league kept fighting

What caused the Peloponnesian wars?

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Sparta allies with Persia

What major event caused Athens to lose to Sparta in the Peloponnesian wars?

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Plague that spreads during the Peloponnesian wars

How does Pericles die?

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The golden age ended and democracy suffered, Alexander the Great invaded

What happened to Athens after the Peloponnesian wars?

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Hellenism

What was the name of the Greek religion?

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Created myths and blamed the world on their gods

How did the Greeks use their gods to explain everything?

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Herodotus

Who was the "father of history"?

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A better historian than herodotus

who was Thucydides?

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"father of tragedy"

Who was Aeschylus?

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