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  There are 438 quizzes and 4,380 trivia questions in this category.
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folder Ancient Egypt (87 quizzes) folder Ancient Greece (73)
category Ancient Wars folder Archaeology (10)
folder Carthage (12) folder Hittites (3)
folder Mesopotamia (23) folder Persian Empire (10)
folder Phoenicia (2) folder Roman History (162)
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Tales of Ancient Capitals

Many times in history the major economic or religious center of a region became its capital. Let's see if you can match the ancient capital to the area or people it served.
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Jan 09 17
228 plays
2
The First European Civilization

Fifteen hundred years before the Classical Age in Greece, the Minoans built fine palaces, developed writing, and created an intricate plumbing system. Test your knowledge regarding the first European civilization.
Tough (10 qns)
ponycargirl
2952 plays
3
The Goths

The Goths played a key role in bringing an already weakened West Roman Empire to its knees, and in turn they also established kingdoms of their own in parts the Western Empire. Find out more about this mysterious people.
Difficult (10 qns)
bloomsby
4719 plays
4
Triumphal March

Inspired by Giuseppe Verdi's famous composition, here's a matching quiz about the remarkable feats of some ancient rulers, conquerors and military leaders.
Average (10 qns)
LadyNym
Aug 07 16
306 plays
5
You've Gotta Love Those Hebrews!

Isn't it amazing that a people, who began as a small group of nomads, made one of the greatest contributions to our world today?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
585 plays
6
Ancient Mediterranean Cities

Can you match these ancient cities of the Mediterranean basin with their descriptions? Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
shvdotr
Oct 06 16
309 plays
7
Lost Ancient Cities

Can you name the ancient cities from these clues. From ancient Greece to the Incan Andes, stopping shortly to take a look through Europe and beyond!
Average (10 qns)
durendal
14304 plays
8
Ancient Geography

Twenty multiple choice questions on ancient locations and peoples.
Tough (20 qns)
ironikinit
8889 plays
9
Tales of the Sacred Bull

In many ancient cultures, the bull was the symbol of power, fertility, and strength. Take the bull by the horns and see if you can identify the civilizations from the clues given.
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
270 plays
10
World History

World History strictly B.C.
Tough (25 qns)
Sprink1234
25239 plays
11
Operatic Ancient History - Non-Roman

Here's another instalment on my series of combining classical music and history. Most of the operatic background was provided, as always, by the "Phaeton Great Opera Book", but also by www.operone.de. Have fun!
Average (15 qns)
JanIQ
1776 plays
12
Those Migrating Indo-Europeans 2

Descendents of the Indo-Europeans eventually settled in many places stretching from India to Europe. How much do you know about the Persians?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
1125 plays
13
Ancient Historical Facts

Just a few questions about the ancient world. Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
nerthus
12984 plays
14
The World at One

What was the world like at the year 1 AD on the western calendar? Obviously the birth of civilization did not occur at this date, many civilizations had already come and gone...but what was happening in the world of that time? Let's find out...
Very Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
4974 plays
15
Tales of the First Hanukkah

It's that time of the year again. Happy Hanukkah!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
183 plays
16
Up From The Ruins - Ten Forgotten Cities

Whether due to war, climate change or natural disaster, these cities were forgotten for centuries until being rediscovered. Now they're giving up their lost knowledge and adding to our history.
Average (10 qns)
wilbill
636 plays
17
Ancient Anatolia

Anatolia, the ancient land of Turkey, was a happening place! Come and check out the accomplishments that were made there!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
198 plays
18
Ancient Civilizations

I will give you a brief list of accomplishments or characteristics, of some rather obscure group of people and you shall ferret out the proper name.
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
8679 plays
19
B. C. - They Lived Before Christ

Much of importance happened in the era before Christ and many famous people lived then ... What can you remember of your history lessons that covered the B.C era in different parts of the world?
Average (10 qns)
doomed
6150 plays
20
World History Made Simple: 2900 B.C. - 800 B.C.

My last quiz covered two and a half millenia in ten questions, so I don't think anyone should have been brain damaged. Here are ten more significant events over the next 2100 years. Enjoy.
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
7251 plays
21
Traitors and Villains of the Ancient World

Some of the less honourable members of the ancient world are included in this quiz. Use the clues provided to identify them. Good Luck!
Average (10 qns)
Gimpess
5007 plays
22
The World in 500...AD!

In order to celebrate the creation of my 500th quiz, queries about the world of 500 AD have been selected. Thank you for your kind patronage...on to 1000!
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
3738 plays
23
The First Century: Christians, Romans, and Jews

This is quiz is on first century events as they concerned Christians, Romans, and Jews.
Difficult (25 qns)
medvedok
2037 plays
24
Mediterranean World of Antiquity

Welcome to the Mediterranean World of Antiquity.
Average (10 qns)
the_villain
2868 plays
25
World History Made Simple - 5500 - 3000 B.C.

Sure it happened a long, long time ago. But the effects of these ten historical events are felt to this date. But ten dates from a two thousand five hundred year period should'nt be asking too much. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
rblayer
4602 plays
26
Mighty Monarchs II (Barbarians)

Mighty Monarchs II covers a wide variety of Barbarian Kings and Queens that led their people through the age of the Roman Empire and into the Dark Ages. Includes odds and ends about powerful Barbarian Leaders that were in the service of Rome. Good Luck!
Tough (25 qns)
hund
1683 plays
27
The World in 1000...B.C.

This quiz is a very general survey of what the world looked like politically in 1000 B.C. Keep in mind that some dates are approximations...1000 B.C. was a long time ago after all! Have fun!
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
4419 plays
28
Tales of the Ark of the Covenant

One of the most important symbols of the Jewish faith, the Ark of the Covenant is said to contain information that is important not only to Judaism, but to Christianity and Islam as well. What do you know about this artifact?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
312 plays
29
Ancient Civilizations

A little bit of ancient history.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
10980 plays
30
The Barbarians of Europe

This quiz tests the knowledge of the barbarian tribes of early Europe, like the Visigoths and Ostrogoths, Huns, Vandals.
Average (10 qns)
CzarManx
3429 plays
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