The Landmark Thucydides Quizzes & Trivia
The Landmark Thucydides by Robert Strassler offers a comprehensive account of the Peloponnesian War that lasted for two decades between the Athenian Empire and the Spartans of the Peloponnesian League. Take The Landmark Thucydides online quizzes and walk through the history of Ancient Greeks now!
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Sample QuestionWhat two Greek cities were the primary antogonists in the Peloponnesian War fought between the Delian League and the Peloponnesian League?
Questions: 12 | Attempts: 261 | Last updated: Jan 16, 2017
Sample QuestionThe oracle located at the most important Greek temple inspired Cylon's attempted coup in Athens. Where was it located?
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Sample QuestionWhat did Thucydides believe had given King Agamemnon of Mycenae the right to lead the Greeks against Troy?
Questions: 12 | Attempts: 136 | Last updated: Dec 13, 2012
Sample QuestionWhat event significantly weakened Athens during the summer of the war's second year?
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Sample QuestionWhat powerful city led the entire island of Lesbos, except Methymna, into rebellion against Athens in the fourth year of the war.
Questions: 11 | Attempts: 106 | Last updated: Dec 13, 2012
Sample QuestionWhich Sicilian city revolted from Athens in the summer of the war's seventh year?
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Sample QuestionWhat was the Athenian reaction to the total defeat in Sicily?
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Sample QuestionWhy were the Syracusans losing hope and discussing surrender in the second year of the Athenian invasion?
Questions: 11 | Attempts: 78 | Last updated: Dec 13, 2012
Sample QuestionWhere did the Athenians decide to attack next after the destruction of Melos?
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Sample QuestionWhy did Brasidas conclude that Cleon was incompetent despite his past successes at Pylos, Torone, and Galepsus.