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1 Headline News
Headline news - A look at ancient Greece historical events through fictitious newspaper headlines.
Not Rated
10 Q
gme24
Today!
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2 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 Q
CellarDoor
Feb 14 00
14391 plays
3 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?
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Oct 23 13
246 plays
4 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 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 24 04
2451 plays
5 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 Q
uglybird
Dec 04 05
2877 plays
6 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 Q
brittany1119
Mar 17 09
2601 plays
7 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 Q
ponycargirl
Mar 25 09
1719 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 Q
moonlitrose25
Nov 01 08
5124 plays
9 Greece was Great ...Why?
Who made Ancient Greece so important for the development of our civilization?
Average
10 Q
Priscilla9
Dec 01 06
4677 plays
10 Meet the Minoans
An introduction to an ancient civilisation that flourished before the Mycenaean and Classical Greek cultures.
Average
10 Q
turtle52
Nov 10 13
258 plays
11 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 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Aug 16 05
1431 plays
12 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 Q
brittany1119
Mar 21 09
2562 plays
13 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 Q
ponycargirl
Apr 01 08
1266 plays
14 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!
Average
10 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Aug 07 05
495 plays
15 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 Q
SisterSeagull
Jan 26 13
309 plays
16 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 Q
brittany1119
Mar 15 09
3153 plays
17 The Hellenic and Hellenistic Age
This quiz is on the Hellenic and Hellenistic Ages of Greece.
Average
10 Q
TheBatterie
Mar 02 08
1509 plays
18 Ancient Macedonia
Macedon - the country that conquered the mighty Persian empire. Enjoy.
Tough
10 Q
borat25
Dec 27 13
255 plays
19 Battles that Changed the World: Marathon
This quiz is about the Battle of Marathon.
Tough
10 Q
Historygod
Aug 08 07
1449 plays
20 You've Gotta Love Those Athenians
The Dorian invasion of Greece in approximately 1100 B.C. was so destructive that Greece was plunged into a dark age. What was going on in Athens at this time? Let's find out!
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Oct 30 13
294 plays
21 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.
Tough
10 Q
jeristep656
Sep 17 12
411 plays
22 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.
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20 Q
BakedPotato
Jun 30 08
396 plays
23 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?
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Jan 24 12
264 plays
24 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 Q
junepearl
Sep 15 06
3657 plays
25 The Peloponnesian War
A bit difficult unless you have studied it.
Tough
10 Q
TheLastDon
Dec 04 00
2724 plays
26 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?
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Nov 17 13
303 plays
27 Learning About Ancient Greece
One of the earliest civilizations was that of Ancient Greece. Here are ten questions about different aspects of Ancient Greece including its people and its government.
Tough
10 Q
Buddy1
Oct 24 13
606 plays
28 Ancient Greece -- Odd One Out
In each group of four persons, events, or things from ancient Greece, which one does NOT belong?
Difficult
10 Q
Ampelos
Jun 15 13
465 plays
29 Greece in the 4th Century BC
From the end of the Peloponnesian War to the death of Alexander the Great - ten questions on the fourth century.
Tough
10 Q
ExLuguvalium
Mar 01 06
1338 plays
30 Historic Places of Ancient Greece
This quiz will test your knowledge about Ancient Greece and those places that once were but now might be lost to the darkness of time. Have Fun!
Tough
10 Q
Yankeegirl742
Feb 13 08
1380 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* In one of the pivotal battles of the ancient world, 300 Spartans held a mountain pass against a Persian army of thousands. At the end, every Spartan lay dead, but precious time had been gained for the rest of the Greek army. Name the battle.
* What king led the Spartans in their famous suicidal stand against Xerxes' Persian army?
* Speaking of Troy: in the nineteenth century, which of these archeologists defied scientific opinion and dug near the Hellespont, discovering the remains of a great city believed to have been Troy?
* It seems like the Greeks were always fighting the Persians and winning, but once, the Persians almost won. What desperate naval battle saved the people of Athens and of Greece?
* What Athenian politician suggested the strategy that enabled the most celebrated naval battle of the Persian Wars, a smashing Greek victory?


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