European History Quiz: Greece And Rome

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European History Quiz: Greece And Rome - Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Founded Persian Empire by 550 BCE; successor state to Mesopotamian empires
  • 2. 
    Persian religion that saw material existence as a battle between the forces of good and evil; stressed the importance of moral choice
  • 3. 
    Culture derived from the Greek civilization that flourished between 800 and 400 BCE
  • 4. 
    Culture associated with the spread of Greek influence and intermixture with other cultures as a result of Macedonian conquests
  • 5. 
    A regional dynasty after the death of Alexander; ruled in EGYPT
  • 6. 
    A regional dynasty after the death of Alexander; ruled in Persia
  • 7. 
    A regional dynasty after the death of Alexander; ruled in MACEDON and GREECE
  • 8. 
    Hellenistic philosophers; they emphasized inner moral independence cultivated by strict discipline of the body and personal bravery
  • 9. 
    Conquered indigenous peoples of Sparta; provided agricultural labor for Spartan landowners
  • 10. 
    Culture that ruled Rome prior to the republic; ruled through powerful kings and well-organized armies
  • 11. 
    Two chief executives of the Roman republic; elected annually by the assembly dominated by the aristocracy
  • 12. 
    The basic infantry unit of the Roman military
  • 13. 
    Founded by Phoenicians at Tunisia, fought the three Punic Wars with Rome; defeated and destroyed by Romans
  • 14. 
    Plebeian officials elected annually during the Roman republic
  • 15. 
    Tribunes who tried to introduce land and citizenship reform under the late Roman republic; both assassinated
  • 16. 
    Conservative senator and Stoic philosopher; great orator
  • 17. 
    Emperor who instituted a more aggressive imperial foreign policy resulting in expansion of the empire to its greatest limits
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