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Ancient History by Letter 'I'

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Last updated: January 08, 2017
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15 March 44 BC
Ides of March
Epic by Homer that tells the story of the Trojan War
Iliad
Greek order of architecture categorized by its spiral
Ionic
Ancient Egyptian architect who modeled the first pyramids, he eventually became a god
Imhotep
Modern day city formally known as Constantinople and Byzantium
Istanbul
Long freezing period c. 2 Million BC that included glaciers and mammoths
Ice Age
White material made of animal tusks that were often used to make jewelry
Ivory
Ninth letter of the Greek alphabet that also means a really small amount
Iota
Mayan God of fire who created the Earth (Hint: think Chichen)
Itzamna
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He tried to escape Crete, but flew too close to the sun
Icarus
This new Age c.800 BC saw less use of Bronze and more use of steel
Iron Age
333 BC battle where Alexander defeated Darius III and secured his conquest of Asia
Battle of Issus
Greek city-state that lived near Turkey, they failed to revolt against the Persians
Ionia
Egyptian mother healing Goddess whose name derives from the Greek 'throne'
Isis
Island home of Odysseus
Ithaca
Sacred bird of ancient egypt, ofted depicted on the head of Thoth
Ibis
This modern day country was known as Persia until 1935
Iran
Name given to the elite Persian soldiers who fought in the Greco-Persian Wars
Immortals
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level 70
May 16, 2016
Greek city-state that "lived" near Turkey . . . I thought the city-state was Ionia, possibly Ionian city-state. Didn't get it right because I didn't pluralize it - not at all clear that you are after the people and must add the S
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level 66
Aug 22, 2016
Seconded. You can change the clue to "Greek peoples who lived near turkey", or change the answer to Ionia