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trivia quiz  Tales of the Pythia cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 14 18

It is time to visit a woman who is believed by many to have been the most powerful woman in all of ancient Greece. What do you know about the oracle known as the Pythia?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jun 14 18
183 plays
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trivia quiz  Going to Hell in a Handbasket cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 20 18

It is hard to say what was most important to the ancient Greeks - proving they were the best or preserving their independence. Both required war, and nearly every polis was drawn into a conflict-the Peloponnesian War-that was truly a no-win situation.
Tough
ponycargirl editor
Apr 20 18
228 plays
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trivia quiz  Linear B for you and me cool 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, May 24 04

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
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 24 04
2676 plays
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trivia quiz  Tales of The Acropolis cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 17 17

Evidence of the use of an acropolis is apparent in settlements of many early people around the world. In ancient Greece the acropolis of a city-state was a vital part of the community, and the Acropolis of Athens has become the most famous.
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 17 17
288 plays
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trivia quiz  Greeks: From Troy to Rome cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, CellarDoor, Feb 14 00

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
CellarDoor gold member
Feb 14 00
16131 plays
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trivia quiz  Greece to Us: Political Origins cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Dec 04 05

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
uglybird
Dec 04 05
3159 plays
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photo quiz  You've Gotta Love Those Mycenaeans! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 23 13

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
ponycargirl editor
Oct 23 13
678 plays
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trivia quiz  The Golden Age of Athens cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Mar 25 09

The Golden Age of Athens, also called the Classical Age, is one of the most brilliant times in history.
Average
ponycargirl editor
Mar 25 09
2412 plays
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trivia quiz  Everything Was Invented In Ancient Greece cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 21 17

Even though civilization did not begin in ancient Greece as early as it did in Mesopotamia or Egypt, several ideas developed there that paved the foundations for civilization as we know it today. Come along and discover their amazing contributions!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 21 17
309 plays
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match quiz  More Tales of the Pythia cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 20 18

The high priestess at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, the Pythia, was believed to have the gift of prophecy. Can you match her answer to either the person (people) who consulted her or the subject of her response?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jun 20 18
141 plays
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trivia quiz  Alexander's Dysfunctional Family cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Apr 01 08

Since there are no contemporary accounts of Alexander still in existence, we must believe Plutarch, Arrian, and The History Channel!
Average
ponycargirl editor
Apr 01 08
1632 plays
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trivia quiz  Mycenae's Greatest Hits cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Aug 16 05

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
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Aug 16 05
1581 plays
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trivia quiz  Ninth Graders' Ancient Greece: 2 cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, brittany1119, Mar 17 09

This is the second part of the Ancient Greece test that I give to my 9th graders. Can you keep up with them?
Average
brittany1119
Mar 17 09
3192 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Greece via Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Nov 18 15

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
bernie73 gold member
Nov 18 15
297 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Greece cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, moonlitrose25, Nov 01 08

This quiz is on Ancient Greece, including their gods, wars and poets. Please enjoy this quiz on one of my favorite subjects.
Average
moonlitrose25
Nov 01 08
6255 plays
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trivia quiz  Tales of The Parthenon cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 18 17

In 447 BC after ridding themselves of the Persian threat, the ancient Athenians embarked upon a building project on the Acropolis that still fascinates us today. What do you know about the Parthenon?
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 18 17
276 plays
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trivia quiz  The House of the Tiles at Lerna cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Aug 07 05

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
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Aug 07 05
546 plays
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photo quiz  Tales of the Elgin Marbles cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 05 15

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
ponycargirl editor
Jul 05 15
339 plays
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trivia quiz  Greece was Great ...Why? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Priscilla9, Dec 01 06

Who made Ancient Greece so important for the development of our civilization?
Average
Priscilla9
Dec 01 06
5061 plays
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trivia quiz  The Greek Dark Age cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Craterus, May 24 18

The Greek Dark Age(hereafter the "Dark Age") is generally thought to have occurred about 1200-800 BC. It was a time of civilizational collapse--with the loss of writing and cities. Test your knowledge of this nearly unknowable time.
Tough
Craterus
May 24 18
156 plays
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trivia quiz  Ninth Graders' Ancient Greece: 3 cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, brittany1119, Mar 21 09

This is the third part of the Ancient Greece test that I give to my 9th graders. Can you keep up with them?
Average
brittany1119
Mar 21 09
3084 plays
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trivia quiz  The Origins of the Great Peloponnesian War cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Craterus, Oct 13 16

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
Craterus
Oct 13 16
141 plays
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trivia quiz  Ninth Graders' Ancient Greece: 1 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, brittany1119, Mar 15 09

This is part of the Ancient Greece unit test that I give to my 9th graders. Can you keep up with them?
Average
brittany1119
Mar 15 09
3597 plays
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trivia quiz  The Hellenic and Hellenistic Age cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, TheBatterie, Mar 02 08

This quiz is on the Hellenic and Hellenistic Ages of Greece.
Average
TheBatterie
Mar 02 08
1662 plays
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trivia quiz  Meet the Minoans cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, turtle52, Nov 10 13

An introduction to an ancient civilisation that flourished before the Mycenaean and Classical Greek cultures.
Average
turtle52 gold member
Nov 10 13
402 plays
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trivia quiz  Battles that Changed the World: Marathon cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Historygod, Aug 08 07

This quiz is about the Battle of Marathon.
Average
Historygod
Aug 08 07
1611 plays
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photo quiz  Prayer To Athena Goes Unanswered 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 17 13

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
ponycargirl editor
Nov 17 13
582 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Computing - The Antikythera Mechanism 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jan 26 13

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
SisterSeagull gold member
Jan 26 13
432 plays
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trivia quiz  Thucydides' Civil War at Corcyra 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Craterus, Apr 03 18

The class conflict at Corcyra in 427 BC, as narrated by Thucydides in his History, is emblematic of the violent civil strife that shook many cities throughout the Greek world after the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War. Quiz yourself.
Average
Craterus
Apr 03 18
123 plays
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trivia quiz  Pylos and Sphacteria 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Craterus, May 29 18

In 425 BC, during the Peloponnesian War, an Athenian general saw a weak spot in Sparta's defenses and sought to exploit it. Even by ancient standards it was a small affair--but with big potential consequences. Test your knowledge of these battles.
Average
Craterus
May 29 18
102 plays
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