Chapter 9

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1
The Homeric epic the Iliad deals with
 
  the war to capture Troy.
2
The political world of the ancient Greeks
 
  usually consisted of independent, autonomous city-states.
3
The Mycenaeans received early indirect influence from the Egyptians and Phoenicians through...
 
Minoans.
4
The best example of Minoan cultural brilliance can be seen in the remains at
 
Knossos.
5
Of the natural disasters that plagued the Minoans, the most devastating was the volcanic eruption...
 
  Thera.
6
The Mycenaeans adapted the Minoan written language to their own needs and developed a syllabic...
 
  Linear B.
7
The Minoans wrote with a script known as __________, which is not yet deciphered.
 
  Linear A
8
The Greeks used the word polis to refer to
 
the city-state.
9
The Spartans were constantly afraid of the prospect of an uprising by serfs known as
 
helots.
10
Distinction among the ancient Spartans came from
 
  discipline and military talent.


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