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What is an ancient Greek market place and social gathering place?
What is the climate like in ancient Greece?
mild winters and hot summers
freezing winters and summers
spring like temperatures every day
constant rain all year
What is Greece's hilly terrain (land) good for?
lots of farming
communication between city-states
growing grapes and olives
providing water for the crops
What do we call land with water on 3 sides?
The Minoan civilization first arose on what island?
Which of the following is NOT something the Minoans were excellent at?
What is a colony?
a group of people who settle in a new land, but keep ties to their homeland
A smaller city-state only found on an island
land with water on 3 sides.
Another word for a city-state is ...
Which of the following is NOT TRUE about the geography in Greece?
They became excellent fishermen, sailors and traders
There was lots of farmland to grow crops.
The mountains made it difficult to communicate and travel
Trade was very important
Which of the following is NOT true about the Minoans?
They had palaces with running water
They had beautiful artwork
They moved often while following the food they hunted.
They had a writing system that still has not been translated
What dangerous sport did the Minoans play?
big wave surfing
What do many historians believe is what caused the Minoan civilization to collapse?
The takeover by the Greek gods
A massive tornado
a volcanic eruption
Who was the first group to exist on Greek's mainland (peninsula)?
Who did the Mycenaeans defeat in a war using a wooden horse?
Which of the following did NOT happen during the Dark Ages of Greece?
People stopped learning to write
People began to trade more
People left the mainland and began to colonize
There was more poverty (poor people)