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Ancient Greece

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Last updated: December 9, 2013
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What is an alternative name for the Classical Period of Greek history?
Hellenic Period
What is the name of the Athenian Tyrant who was overthrown in 510BC/BCE?
Hippias
In 490BC/BCE who sent an army to punish the Greeks?
Darius the Great
Which city state did the answer to question 3 wish to punish?
Athens
Where was the decisive battle against answer 3 fought?
Marathon
Who was the successor to the answer to question 3?
Xerxes I
What did the answer to question 6 use to get the majority of his army onto the Greek mainland?
Pontoon Bridge
Who led a mixed force against the answer to question 6 at the 'Hot Gates'?
Leonidas I
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Who was in command of the fleet that defeated the fleet of the answer to question 6?
Themistocles
Where was the decisive naval battle that question 9 refers to fought?
Salamis
In circa 478BC/BCE the answer to question 4 enrolled all of the island states into an alliance, what was that alliance called?
Delian League
In 431BC/BCE war broke out between the answer to question 11 and another alliance. What was the name of that other alliance?
Lacedaemonians and their Allies
Which city state led the answer to question 12?
Sparta
What's the common way of referring to the war mentioned in question 12?
Peloponnesian War
How long was the peace pact that was signed by alliances mentioned above supposed to last?
30 years
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level 65
Sep 16, 2016
Didn't the Hellenic period succeed the classical period after the conquests of Alexander?
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May 12, 2017
Really good quiz! Nearly tripped up on the pontoon bridge question.