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  • The Culture of Ancient Greece and Alexander the Great Review
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  • ______ are traditional stories about gods and heroes.
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  • Myths are traditional stories about gods and heroes.
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  • The 12 most important gods and goddess lived on Mount __________.
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  • The 12 most important gods and goddess lived on Mount Olympus.
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  • Aphrodite is the goddess of ______ and beauty.
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  • Aphrodite is the goddess of love and beauty.
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  • To find out about the future, many Greeks visited an ______, which is a sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess.
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  • To find out about the future, many Greeks visited an oracle, which is a sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess.
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  • Based on the Mythology video, Pandoras box, the last creature that came out of the box was a girl with wings that said to trust in her. Her name was ___________.
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  • Based on the Mythology video, Pandoras box, the last creature that came out of the box was a girl with wings that said to trust in her. Her name was Hope.
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  • An ______ is a long poem about heroic deeds.
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  • An epic is a long poem about heroic deeds.
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  • __________ was a poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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  • Homer was a poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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  • The Iliad is a story about the Trojan War. To capture the city of Troy, the Greeks built a Trojan ______ and hid inside it to attack at night.
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  • The Iliad is a story about the Trojan War. To capture the city of Troy, the Greeks built a Trojan horse and hid inside it to attack at night.
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  • A slave named _______ wrote many fables during Ancient Greek times. One of them was the Tortoise and the Hare.
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  • A slave named Aesop wrote many fables during Ancient Greek times. One of them was the Tortoise and the Hare.
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  • What is a fable?
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  • A fable is a short tale that teaches a lesson. In most fables, there are animals that talk and act like real people.
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  • ________ wrote the plays Oedipus and Antigone.
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  • Sophocles wrote the plays Oedipus and Antigone.
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  • Greek columns were first made out of wood, but were later made out of _____________.
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  • Greek columns were first made out of wood, but were later made out of marble.
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  • The word philosophy comes from the Greek word for love of ______
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  • The word philosophy comes from the Greek word for love of wisdom
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  • ______ was a philosopher who used the Socratic Method of teaching- asking questions to make people think about their actions, thoughts, and feelings.
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  • Socrates was a philosopher who used the Socratic Method of teaching- asking questions to make people think about their actions, thoughts, and feelings.
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  • ______ was Platos student who even tutored Alexander the Great. He wrote 200 books on philosophy and science.
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  • Aristotle was Platos student who even tutored Alexander the Great. He wrote 200 books on philosophy and science.
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  • Herodotus was known as the father of _____.
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  • Herodotus was known as the father of history.
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  • Thucydides was a Greek historian who wrote The History of the Peloponnesian War, which is about the conflict between Athens and ________.
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  • Thucydides was a Greek historian who wrote The History of the Peloponnesian War, which is about the conflict between Athens and Sparta.
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  • Philip II was the king of _____ who needed to unite with Greece to defeat the Persian Empire.
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  • Philip II was the king of Macedonia who needed to unite with Greece to defeat the Persian Empire.
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  • Alexanders legacy was the spread of ______ culture throughout southwest Asia and northern Africa.
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  • Alexanders legacy was the spread of Greek culture throughout southwest Asia and northern Africa.
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  • During the Hellenistic Era, mathematicians made major contributions. Write one math concept that the Ancient Greeks came up with.
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  • - Geometry : how points, lines, angles relate to one another - studied spheres, cylinders, pi -used geometry to invent the catapult
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  • In the late 200s B.C., _________, a city-state in Italy, conquered the Italian peninsula, and began expanding into Greece.
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  • In the late 200s B.C., Rome, a city-state in Italy, conquered the Italian peninsula, and began expanding into Greece.