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1 The Persian Wars
The wars between the Persian Empire and the city-states of Ancient Greece helped define the course of western civilization. How much do YOU know about the wars of 2500 years ago?
10 Q
Sep 23 01
5568 plays
2 The Persian Empire, Part I
This quiz will cover the history of the Persian Empire, which reigned from 550 B.C. until 330 B.C. With such a long history, two quizzes of ten questions each has been required...please look out for part II as well...and good luck!
10 Q
Jul 18 02
2268 plays
3 The Persian Empire, Part II
This is part 2 of 2 quizzes on the Persian Empire, which lasted from 550 B.C. until 330 B.C. Hopefully you will have taken the first quiz before venturing on to this one!
10 Q
Jul 18 02
1764 plays
4 Ancient Persia
Persia was a place full of mystery and of intrigue and beauty. But the Ancient Persians were all powerful, what do you know of an Ancient culture that no longer lives?
10 Q
Mar 19 06
1389 plays
5 A Lost Treasure
The Persian Empire, in other words, a lost treasure. Here's some info on this once grand kingdom...
10 Q
Nov 13 09
567 plays
6 The Histories of Herodotus
Herodotus maybe the Father of History, but his History is buried beneath a series moralising anecdotes and appeals to the gods. In this quiz, we explore Herodotus' take on the rise of Persia up until the outbreak of war.
10 Q
May 31 12
189 plays
7 Persian Wars: Causes and Course
There are already several quizzes about the Persian Wars online, this one requires a deeper knowledge of the period.
20 Q
Nov 21 04
900 plays
8 Medes and Persians: From Tribes to Empire
Another chronological quiz regarding the Medians and Persians, from tribes to Empire.
15 Q
Nov 09 12
192 plays
9 The Drama that was The Persian Wars!
The Persian Wars was one of the great dramas of the Greek world between 490 and 479 BC - treachery, tricks, threats and ... well, Themistocles! See for yourself what an interesting conflict this was, and feel free to use this info in tests or essays! :)
15 Q
Nov 05 02
1755 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* The Persian Wars began when the Greek inhabitants of conquered cities began revolting against their Persian rulers beginning in 499 BCE. These cities were a part of what territory (now part of Turkey) conquered by Cyrus II?
* What mainland Greek cities initially tried to protect the rebels from Persian vengeance?
* The Persians met their first defeat in 490 on the plain of Marathon. What experienced soldier - formerly part of Darius's army - led the Greeks to victory on that day?
* The next Persian assault on Greece came years later, in 480 BCE. By this time the Persian crown had been inherited by what son of Darius I?
* The new alliance of Greek city-states against the Persian invasion was headed by what city-state?

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