What is the period of time known as "Ancient Greece"?
True or False: It was the first Democracy
Who were the most feared warriors in Greece?
Slaves were a huge part of the Ancient Greek society
The word "School" means what in ancient Greek?
The word school actually meant "free time", which is quite the opposite of how it is used today.
The word "Idiot" means what in ancient Greek?
Idiot was a term for a non-political, regular person
Specially elected politicians
Which of these is NOT a famous Greek mathamatician?
Aeneas is actually a famous Roman, on whom the Roman Poet Virgil wrote the Aeneid
In ancient Greece, what did throwing an apple at a person mean?
You are in love with them
True or False: Spartan men couldn't live with their families until they were 20
False, they lived with their families from childhood
False - They could never go back home.
What did ancient Greeks (and Romans too) often bought their slaves with?
Which of these movements dates back to ancient Greece?
In ancient Greece, once a politician was democratically elected, they could never be "fired".
Not only could a politician be voted out of office, but they could be "expelled" from politics for 10 years on a special vote by the people
Which of the following was a sign of intelligence and beauty?
What did red lipstick mean in Ancient Greece?
That the woman is a lady of means
That the woman is a "Lady of the night"
That the woman is married
That the woman is unmarried
The word "Music" comes from what Greek divinity?
Of these, only the Muses are actual Greek gods and they are indeed where the word "Music" comes from
Musiplain, goddess of music
When did Ancient Greek stop being the official language of Greece?
Amazingly, it was only 43 years ago, in 1976, that Ancient Greek stopped being the official language.
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