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31 Don't Forget the Pyrrhics!
This is really a double quiz about the two very different meanings of the word pyrrhic, both having an ancient history.
Average
10 Q
Katval
May 06 12
336 plays
32 A Hodgepodge of Ancient History
This quiz was written as a challenge for the Amazing Race. I learned a lot from it and hope you do too.
Average
10 Q
playmate1111
Oct 22 13
699 plays
33 Greek and Roman Wars and Battles
This is a quiz that is focused on wars and battles from ancient times. Enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
wriggly9
Oct 19 10
693 plays
34 Near East History
Classical civilizations shaped our world today, but Near Eastern civilizations started it all.
Tough
10 Q
ion
Aug 27 00
2175 plays
35 AD 1: Dawn of a New Era
This is a look at some of the events historians say happened in year AD 1. The events themselves were found using historymole.com.
Average
10 Q
Ilona_Ritter
May 10 12
534 plays
36 Ancient History
Hello - and welcome to my first quiz. I'll keep this short. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
trajancaesar
Jan 11 07
2652 plays
37 Punny Classics
All you pun-loving Greeks and Romans out there, I have created a quiz just for you! Just pick the answer that's the worst joke, and you should do just fine!
Average
10 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Feb 13 06
1854 plays
38 Chief Cities of Ancient Middle East Empires
In this quiz I will ask you for the chief cities/capitals of some ancient Middle East Empires.Some of the questions refer to Roman provincial organisation of the Middle East.I give you the name of the empire/province,you give me the city.
Tough
20 Q
author
Aug 02 03
1617 plays
39 Wicked Women in the Ancient World
The portrayal of women in the ancient world is often negative and morally questionable. Women can be murderesses, sorceresses, shrewd politicians, and incite terror using magic where they lack in physical prowess.
Tough
10 Q
Minerva
Mar 14 08
1092 plays
40 Dig This
A quiz for the armchair archaeologist (myself included) on some basic terms. This is easy, have fun and enjoy.
Average
10 Q
fiachra
Jun 28 06
1188 plays
41 Fun History IX
A journey back over the centuries and some questions about famous people and events. It is quite a tough quiz but I hope you enoy it.
Very Difficult
10 Q
trojan11
Jan 14 07
1455 plays
42 Life in Ancient Sumer
Sumeria is one of the earliest known civilizations. It was a culture of many historical firsts and existed as a separate entity for well over 1,000 years. How well do you know your ancient history?
Tough
10 Q
tacapollo
Mar 03 12
375 plays
43 Antiquity - Other Missing Links
Previous satisfactory experiences with this type of quiz made me submit yet another one. The purpose of each question is to match the 'missing link' with the given list of Antiquity related names.
Tough
10 Q
Mr5
Nov 04 03
810 plays
44 Ancient Civilizations
Can you recognize these ancient civilizations if I name three cities that were part of them?
Tough
10 Q
reedy
Feb 27 03
3384 plays
45 The Wonderful Mitannians
What do you know about Mitanni, an ancient empire? Play this quiz to find out. All the best!
Tough
5 Q
me07
Nov 04 03
615 plays
46 A Little Ancient History
Just a few multiple choice questions. Have fun ...
Tough
10 Q
kaab
Jan 11 02
3297 plays
47 Indo-Europeans
5 questions on the ancient Indo-European tribes that swept through the Middle East, India and Europe many centuries ago.
Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jan 14 02
1401 plays
48 American Civilizations
Hi! This is a short quiz about the ancient cultures, history and mythologies of Central and South America. Some of the questions are easy, some probably not so easy. Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
Zyxzewski
Jul 26 03
1359 plays
49 Facts
Quiz on random facts from Ancient History.
Tough
10 Q
akkad22
Jun 24 02
3180 plays
50 More Ancient Quotes
Submitted for your amusement are some tautological maxims of confusion. Who uttered these riddles?
Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Aug 25 00
873 plays
51 Ancient Hodgepodge II
More ancient hodgepodge for you to strain your brain over. But aren't those questions the best kind? This one is a bit different from the first, but I hope you enjoy it.
Very Difficult
10 Q
queenlibre
Jan 20 04
1050 plays
52 Kings, Queens, and Rulers of the Ancient World
This is the first in a series of ten quizzes. Starting in around 3000 BC and ending in the 1960s, each one deals with a different leader who has had a great impact on history. Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
Angela XIV
Mar 04 03
2154 plays
53 Antiquity - Missing Links
This type of quiz is really relaxing: in each question you'll just have to find the missing link, given a series of names related to Ancient History.
Tough
10 Q
Mr5
Dec 06 02
1611 plays
54 Kings of the Land of Hatti
The Hittites entered Anatolia, which we now know as Turkey, in the third millennium B.C.E. Their country was called the "Land of Hatti," and had been so called for centuries before. This quiz is about their kings.
Difficult
5 Q
queenlibre
Nov 22 03
426 plays
55 Ancient Hodgepodge
How much do you know about the ancient world? This quiz contains a hodgepodge of questions about such things as the ancient Near East to the ancient Celts and Romans, with some India and Japan thrown in for some extra spice.
Very Difficult
10 Q
queenlibre
Sep 13 03
1254 plays
56 The Wonderful Eblaites
Don't just click on buttons and type answers in this quiz... Take it as a challenge! This is a conquest! Will you be able to defend the Eblaites, an unknown tribe? Good luck!
Difficult
5 Q
me07
Jul 22 03
579 plays
57 The Indus Valley Civilization
This quiz is all about the Indus valley better known as the Harappa Civilization which was one of the oldest and most advanced cultures of the World. Very little is known about it due to lack of written records. Its beginning was as mysterious as its end
Very Difficult
10 Q
swashbuckler
Nov 25 01
1248 plays
58 Graeco-Roman Age
This quiz contains questions of ancient Graeco-Roman age. Starting from battles to literature you'll come across various kind of questions. I guess without wasting much of your time you should proceed towards the quiz. Play and chill!
Very Difficult
10 Q
swashbuckler
Nov 14 01
2505 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* The Peloponnesian War began in 431 B.C. and was fought between what two cities?
* The First Triumvirate was established in 60 B.C. by Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and this Roman general and consul. He was one of Caesar's many enemies and his son-in-law,he became a ruler of Rome. Who was he?
* Stonehenge is thought to have been built over a 1,500 year period. Approximately when is Stonehenge thought to have been started?
* King Philip II of Macedonia was assassinated in 336 B.C. and was succeeded by his son. Who was he?
* Which of the following is NOT one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?


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