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Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece, with its thinkers, architects and artists made a huge contribution to the cultures worldwide. See how much you know about this ancient civilization.

Question 1:


Who are the two ancient Greek architects who designed the Parthenon, a temple regarded as one of the world's greatest cultural monuments.
Theotokos and Pisisitratus
Eugenius and Arcadius
Iktinos and Kallikrates
Theodosius and Delos

Question 2:


What ancient Greek vessel was used to mix wine and water?
amphorae
hydria
kylix
krater

Question 3:


This ancient Greek construction, regarded as one the Seven Wonders of the World, was carved by the famed classical sculptor Phidias.
The Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
Hagia Sophia
The Lighthouse of Alexandria

Question 4:


What was the name of the ancient Greek wrestling school, which was later used for delivering lectures and conducting intellectual conversations?
gymnasium
bouleuterion
corycelum
palaestra

Question 5:


In the ancient Greek society, these women were high-class entertainers, much like the Japanese geisha.
porne
pallakae
hetaerae
gynaekes

Question 6:


This ancient Greek, despite having a speech impediment, was one of the greatest orators in his time.
Demosthenes
Aristarchos
Aristonikos
Didymos

Question 7:


This ancient Greek wrote "The Histories", a document considered the first work of history in Western literature.
Herodotus
Thucydides
Xenophon
Diodorus

Question 8:


This ancient Greek philosopher, a teacher of Aristotle, was the founder of the Academy in Athens.
Parmenides
Democritus
Plato
Socrates

Question 9:


This ancient Greek playwright was the earliest of the three classical Greek tragedians, the other two being Sophocles and Euripides.
Choerilus
Aristeas
Phrynicus
Aeschylus

Question 10:


Which structure served as a market place in an acnient Greek polis or city-state?
agoranomos
miki
kottabos
agora

 


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