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10, 11 & 12 - Ch. 10-12 Test Review Ch. 10:...

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Ch. 10: Mediterranean Society: The Greek Phase 1. The Homeric epic the Iliad deals with A. The journey home of the hero Odysseus C. The adventures of Aeneas B. The war to capture Troy D. The adventures and tragic end of Jason and Medea 2. The author of the Iliad was A. Sappho B. Plato C. Xeno D. Homer 3. The political structure of the ancient Greeks A. Achieved unification under Pericles C. Was a history of early, long-lasting centralized government B. Stabilized after the conquest by Persia D. Usually consisted of independent, autonomous city-states 4. The Mycenaeans received early, indirect influence from the Egyptians and Phoenicians through their contact with the A. Minoans B. Persians C. Lydians D. Macedonians 5. The best example of Minoan culture can be seen in the remains at A. Troy B. Sparta C. Athens D. Knossos 6. Of the natural disasters that plagued the Minoans, the most devastating was the volcanic eruption in 1628 B.C.E. On the island of A. Crete B. Thera C. Corsica D. Atlantis 7. The Mycenaeans adapted the Minoan written language to their own needs and developed a syllabic script called A. Linear A B. Cuneiform C. Linear B D. Phoenician 8. The Minoans wrote with a script, not yet deciphered, that was known as A. Linear B B. Hieroglyphics C. Coptic D. Linear A 9. The Greeks used the word polis to refer to A. The concept of excessive pride C. The notion of loyalty to the central government B. The city-state D. The pursuit of truth 10. The Spartans were constantly afraid of the prospect of an uprising by serfs known as A. Helots B. Poleis C. Minoans D. Athenians 11. Distinction among the ancient Spartans came from A. Social status B. Political infighting C. Accumulated wealth D. Discipline and military talent 12. Athenian democracy was open to A. All Athenians C. All Athenian citizens B. Males and women as long as they owned property D. All males 13. The leader who forged a compromise between Athens's social classes by allowing the aristocrats to keep their land while also providing representation for the common classes was A. Solon B. Socrates C. Miltiades D. Pericles 14. Which of the following words was used by the Greeks to refer to generals or politicians who, although often popular, gained power by irregular means. A. Tyrant B. Polis C. Archon D. Emperor 15. Which of the following events occurred during the time of Pericles? A. Athenian democracy reached its high point B. Athens became the most sophisticated of the poleis C. Athenian expansion and arrogance helped spark the Peloponnesian War D. All of these 16. The decisive naval battle of the Persian War was fought at A. Marathon B. Salamis C. Persepolis D. Sparta 17. Under whose leadership did Athens become the most sophisticated of the poleis? A. Solon
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course ECON 1256 taught by Professor Harding,m during the Spring '11 term at Stanford.

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10, 11 & 12 - Ch. 10-12 Test Review Ch. 10:...

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