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Greeks: From Troy to Rome

Let's not forget the Ancient Greeks -- They wrote nifty epic poems, developed all manner of cool architecture, built the groundwork of Western civilization, and even invented the steam engine! How's your Hellenistic cultural sensitivity?
Average (20 qns)
CellarDoor
15681 plays
2
Linear B for you and me

Don't know what Linear B is? Take this quiz and find out-- learn about the decipherment of the *oldest* writing system for the Greek language, and what it has to say about very early Greek history. Enjoy!
Difficult (15 qns)
pu2-ke-qi-ri
2628 plays
3
Greece to Us: Political Origins

By word and deed, the ancient Greeks tutored Western Civilization in the art and practice of politics. Focusing on Athens and Sparta, this quiz explores some of the history and etymology of politics.
Tough (10 qns)
uglybird
3093 plays
4
You've Gotta Love Those Mycenaeans!

Take cultural elements from the Mycenaeans, Minoans, and Dorians, let them percolate for a time, and you will get the grandness that was ancient Greece. What do you know about the Mycenaeans?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
483 plays
5
The Golden Age of Athens

The Golden Age of Athens, also called the Classical Age, is one of the most brilliant times in history.
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
2076 plays
6
Alexander's Dysfunctional Family

Since there are no contemporary accounts of Alexander still in existence, we must believe Plutarch, Arrian, and The History Channel!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
1443 plays
7
Mycenae's Greatest Hits

Have you seen-ee Mycenae? I've seen-ee Mycenae, and this is My cenae quiz! Just Mycenae's Greatest Hits, nothing more, nothing less!
Average (10 qns)
pu2-ke-qi-ri
1503 plays
8
Ancient Greece

This quiz is on Ancient Greece, including their gods, wars and poets. Please enjoy this quiz on one of my favorite subjects.
Average (10 qns)
moonlitrose25
5997 plays
9
Ancient Greece via Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge about some basic facts of Ancient Greek history--via the lives of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
Average (10 qns)
bernie73
249 plays
10
Tales of the Elgin Marbles

When I was young, I couldn't understand why the Greeks made their statues without arms or why there was so much hooplah about the Elgin Marbles, because, well, didn't everyone have marbles? What do you know about these magnificent artifacts?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
213 plays
11
Greece was Great ...Why?

Who made Ancient Greece so important for the development of our civilization?
Average (10 qns)
Priscilla9
4950 plays
12
Ninth Graders' Ancient Greece: 2

This is the second part of the Ancient Greece test that I give to my 9th graders. Can you keep up with them?
Average (25 qns)
brittany1119
2964 plays
13
The House of the Tiles at Lerna

Between the Stone Age and the Mycenaean Age, there was Lerna and the House of the Tiles. Ready for an Early Bronze Age architectural adventure? Take this quiz to Lerna some more!
Tough (10 qns)
pu2-ke-qi-ri
537 plays
14
Ninth Graders' Ancient Greece: 3

This is the third part of the Ancient Greece test that I give to my 9th graders. Can you keep up with them?
Average (25 qns)
brittany1119
2904 plays
15
Ninth Graders' Ancient Greece: 1

This is part of the Ancient Greece unit test that I give to my 9th graders. Can you keep up with them?
Average (10 qns)
brittany1119
3468 plays
16
The Hellenic and Hellenistic Age

This quiz is on the Hellenic and Hellenistic Ages of Greece.
Average (10 qns)
TheBatterie
1641 plays
17
The Origins of the Great Peloponnesian War

The Great Peloponnesian War started with a series of mistakess and miscalculations by both the Spartan and Athenian Alliances. Take this quiz and see how much you know.
Average (10 qns)
Craterus
Oct 13 16
120 plays
18
Battles that Changed the World: Marathon

This quiz is about the Battle of Marathon.
Average (10 qns)
Historygod
1599 plays
19
Meet the Minoans

An introduction to an ancient civilisation that flourished before the Mycenaean and Classical Greek cultures.
Average (10 qns)
turtle52
378 plays
20
Ancient Computing - The Antikythera Mechanism

This challenge quiz examines one of the most intriguing discoveries of modern times - the world's first authenticated computing device, the enigmatic Antikythera Mechanism.
Average (10 qns)
SisterSeagull
402 plays
21
Prayer To Athena Goes Unanswered

The ancient Athenians believed their devotion to their patron goddess, Athena, made them the wisest, strongest, and most invincible of all the Greeks. What happened when Athena left their prayers unanswered?
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
492 plays
22
It's all Greek to me

This quiz was written in response to an Ascension Quest challenge. It's about Ancient Greece and covers a wide variety of topics. Sometimes it's hard to disentangle legend from history so I have included a mixture of both. I hope you enjoy it.
Easy (10 qns)
invinoveritas
675 plays
23
Ancient Greece Through Ancient Words

Digging holes in the ground is only one way to learn about the past. Written sources, such that survive, often provide the main details of ancient life and past events such as battles. Let's look at what some of the documents reveal.
Average (10 qns)
suomy
273 plays
24
The Peloponnesian War

A bit difficult unless you have studied it.
Tough (10 qns)
TheLastDon
2859 plays
25
Greece: Random Knowledge

Hey all you history lovers! This is a quiz for anyone who is interested in the ancient civilization of Greece, if you know, or simply wish to learn more!
Average (10 qns)
junepearl
3969 plays
26
The Attic Orators

"Something spooky" in the attic is quite a common theme in books or film, but the Fun Trivia Mansion has gone one better. It has Orators! The Canon of Ten Attic Orators to be precise. How much do you know about these famous speakers?
Average (10 qns)
Rowena8482
330 plays
27
Ancient Greece -- Odd One Out

In each group of four persons, events, or things from ancient Greece, which one does NOT belong?
Difficult (10 qns)
Ampelos
618 plays
28
The Parthenon

Enough of the Parthenon stands today to give us a view of the architecture of the Classical period of Greece. The Parthenon is emblematic of the civilization that planted the seed of democratic ideals.
Average (10 qns)
jeristep656
540 plays
29
Greek City-States

How well do you know ancient Greece? If you score 7 out of 10 correct you rule Athens or Sparta! Your choice! I hope you enjoy this ancient Greek quiz, and maybe you will learn a little something!
Average (10 qns)
MobOfGoons
249 plays
30
Eagle King of Epirus

Pyrrhus of Epirus, the very first truly foreign invader of Rome, and the very first of what would be many climactic clashes between the Macedonian Phalanx and the Roman Maniple.
Average (20 qns)
BakedPotato
435 plays
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