The Old Oligarch: Revealing Athens as a World Class City
"It might be suggested the ability of the allies to pay tribute is the strength of Athens" (The Old
Oligarch, I, 15). Indeed. It is this characteristic in particular of the Delian League that leads
Expression of Renaissance Ideals through the Art of the Period
The humanist and secularist beliefs of religion, individuality, and antiquity
were evident in the style and illustration of Italian paintings and sculptures
in the High Renaissance era. A deep
The Hellenic league, formed to combat the Persians, was clearly headed by Sparta. Sparta
presided at meetings and provided both land and sea commanders (King Leonidas at
Thermopylae, Eurybiades at Artemisium and Salamis, Pausanias at Plataea, and K
It is ridiculous to assume that the Athenian women of Ancient Greece were respected and
revered by men. These women were not held in high regard. Men controlled all aspects of their
lives, beginning with their fathers and continuing with th
Class notes chapter 2
When the helots who were revolting around Mt. Ithome surrendered, probably in 461/0, Athens
settled them at Naupactus, which gave Athens an important base on the Western end of the
War with Persia continued until the
Athenians and Spartans
The Spartan and Athenian civilizations carried on conflict from 431 to 404 B.C. (Bunson
195). Twenty seven years of bloodshed and fighting was carried on between these
peoples and their allies that were involved. The first ten years
The Athenian and American Systems of Government
Athens of ancient Greece had perhaps the most advanced system of government of the ancient
world. The system of Athens was called a Democracy. That is, every citizen voted on everything.
People have claimed
1. Which of the following philosophies and religions proved the most useful to those intent
challenging the social hierarchy?
D) none of the above
13. Helots were
A) slaves in Athens.
B) the priestly class in India
Possible questions for final exam
1. Scholars have noted that Paleolithic humans played a role in shaping their environment in
which of the following ways?
A) by deliberately setting fires to encourage the growth of particular plants
B) by regulating thei
Study Guide for the Midterm exam
IT WILL HAVE 6 SECTIONS:
1) Map Identification: will include locations in Aegean, Attica, and/or Athens.
2) Chronology: matching/ordering/listing the dates of important people/events.
3) Multiple Choice:
Sample Question: W