Statistics for Geography of Ancient Greece

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  • The average score is 14 of 20

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HintAnswer% Correct
City called the "Birthplace of Democracy"Athens
99%
This city was the dominant land power in Greece until 371 BCSparta
93%
Highest mountain in Greece. Home of the Greek gods/Mount Olympus
92%
This African city, founded in 331 BC, was famous for its libraryAlexandria
90%
City in Turkey that was destroyed by Greeks in "The Iliad"Troy
84%
Island on which Theseus slew the MinotaurCrete
83%
Most famous temple in the above. Many of its artifacts reside in the British Museum.The Parthenon
83%
Island whose harbor was guarded by a marvelous colossusRhodes
79%
Sea in which those two islands can be foundAegean
78%
A type of race is named after this Greek battle site about 25 miles from AthensMarathon
77%
This Greek kingdom was led by Philip and AlexanderMacedon
77%
Place where the oracle of Apollo could be foundDelphi
70%
Island home to the lyrical poet SapphoLesbos
69%
Term for a citadel built on an area of elevated ground with steep cliffsAcropolis
60%
This city-state gave its name to a type of column and two books of the New TestamentCorinth
53%
Greeks founded this "new city" in Italy in the 6th century BCNeápolis (Naples)
52%
This Greek colony on the Bosporus was later renamed ConstantinopleByzantium
50%
This island was home to the Greek colony of SyracuseSicily
48%
City whose "sacred band" of elite warriors consisted of 150 male couplesThebes
29%
This city dominated Greece before 1200 BC. Its collapse marked the
start of the Greek Dark Ages.
Mycenae
19%

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