Ancient Greece Global 9

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Ancient Greece Global 9
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  1. Who estimated pi?
    aristarchus
  2. What city was teh center of Hellenistic culture?
    Alexandria
  3. beliefs of Stoicism
    people should live virtuous life in harmony with natural law
  4. beliefs of Epicureasnism
    universe composed of atoms and gods had no interest in humans
  5. What stopped Greece from uniting?
    geography, too many mountains
  6. What happened during the Dorian period?
    a lack of writing and a period of decline
  7. 3 Spartan ways of life
    duty, discipline, strength
  8. What were the Epics of Homer?
    epic poems with Greek values
  9. Who won the Trojan war?
    Mycenaeans
  10. Who wrote the first code of law?
    Draco
  11. another word for a city-state
    polis
  12. Who wrote comedy plays?
    Aristophanes
  13. Who won the Peloponnesian War?
    Sparta
  14. When did Alexander the Great die?
    a month before he turned 33
  15. famous, but inaccurate astronomer
    Ptolemy
  16. Where did the Minoan civilization live?
    Crete
  17. When did the Trojan war begin?
    1200 B.C.
  18. Who fought in the Trojan War?
    Mycenaeans and Troy
  19. When did the Persian War start?
    520 B.C.
  20. Who fought in the Persian War?
    Greece vs. Persia
  21. Who led the Delian league?
    Athens
  22. What was Hellenistic culture?
    a mix of Greek, Persian, and Egyptian culture

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