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1 The Boys From Syracuse
In the eighth and seventh centuries BC a number of Greek colonies were established along the coast of Sicily and Southern Italy. The greatest of these was Syracuse.
Not Rated
10 Q
dellastreet
Today!
9 plays
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
14472 plays
3 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
2475 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?
Tough
10 Q
ponycargirl
Oct 23 13
279 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
2913 plays
6 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
5220 plays
7 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
2643 plays
8 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
267 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
4698 plays
10 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
1440 plays
11 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
510 plays
12 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
1290 plays
13 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
2655 plays
14 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
1842 plays
15 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 Q
invinoveritas
Apr 28 14
441 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
3186 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
1536 plays
18 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
330 plays
19 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
327 plays
20 Headline News
Headline news - A look at ancient Greece historical events through fictitious newspaper headlines.
Average
10 Q
gme24
Mar 30 14
243 plays
21 Ancient Macedonia
Macedon - the country that conquered the mighty Persian empire. Enjoy.
Tough
10 Q
borat25
Dec 27 13
276 plays
22 Battles that Changed the World: Marathon
This quiz is about the Battle of Marathon.
Tough
10 Q
Historygod
Aug 08 07
1473 plays
23 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
447 plays
24 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 Q
BakedPotato
Jun 30 08
405 plays
25 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
270 plays
26 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
3693 plays
27 The Peloponnesian War
A bit difficult unless you have studied it.
Tough
10 Q
TheLastDon
Dec 04 00
2748 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
498 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
1350 plays
30 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
627 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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