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1. During the fifth-century B.C., many Greek city-states turned to Athens
for protection from their mutual enemy __________.
2. In the Parthenon, the huge statue of Athena held a six-foot statue
of __________ in her hand.
3. The Acropolis was rebuilt within fifty years, with monuments decorated
by the greatest Greek sculptor: __________.
4. Which of the following philosophers was not part of Greece's
5. Although Athens was democratic, only the 30,000 __________ citizens
6. At the Parthenon, where were sacrifices performed?
7. In 1928, off the coast of a Greek island, sponge collectors found
the submerged statue of the Greek god __________.
8. Which Greek god ruled the world, as well as the other gods?
9. The Great Temple of Apollo at Delphi was home to which "prophet"?
10. How did the Oracle of Delphi get into her visionary trance?
11. Which god had female followers called "maenads"?
12. To the Greeks, a beautiful __________ was as important as a brilliant
13. At Greek sporting events, men competed in the nude. True or false?
14. The most important games in Greece were held every four years in
__________ beginning in 776 B.C.
15. At the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, every Greek athlete had to __________
in front of the god's statue before competing.
16. In Athens, homosexuality was forbidden by law. True or false?
17. The philosopher Socrates was found guilty of __________ and was sentenced
to death by poison.
18. In 430 B.C., a plague from __________ swept through Athens, killing
one-third of the population.
19. For half a century, Athens battled __________ for dominance over
Greece. In 404 B.C., Athens was defeated.
20. In 1803, Lord Elgin removed many reliefs and sculptures from the
Parthenon. Where are these marbles today?
21. It's extraordinary that a society of only __________ Athenian men
and women living 500 years before Christ could influence the world so dramatically.