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Who is credited with discovering that, in a right triangle, a2 + b2 = c2?
Who won the Peloponnesian War?
What is the last letter in the Greek alphabet?
Who tutored Alexander the Great?
Which of these cities was NOT a Greek colony?
Carthage was founded by the Phoenicians
What scientific theory was proposed by Aristarchus of Samos in the 3rd century B.C.?
That lightning is caused by electricity
That matter is composed of atoms
That nothing can exceed the speed of light
That the Earth revolves around the Sun
What was a hoplite?
A priestess at the temple of Apollo
A serf in ancient Sparta
A soldier armed with a spear and shield
What field is Herodotus considered to be the father of?
Which of these was not a Greek city-state?
Memphis was in ancient Egypt
What is the name for the era, following the conquests of Alexander the Great, in which Greek culture spread throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East?
How were dates in ancient Greece typically reckoned?
Using the Olympic Games as a reference
Using solar and lunar eclipses as a reference
Years since the birth of Athena in 1421 B.C.
Years since the birth of Christ
What was a public space used for meetings and markets?
In Greek mythology, what was the eternal punishment of Sisyphus?
Always being thirsty, but never being satisfied
An eagle eating his liver
Everything he touched turn to gold
Pushing a boulder up hill, only for it to roll down again when in nears the top
What was an acropolis?
An orchard of olive trees
A school for teenage boys
A settlement built on a hill with steep sides
Who was Aristophanes?
A king who killed his own father
I still did badly in the quiz though - I had to go back to improve my score!
The most famous one is the Athens acropolis but the Parthenon was only one building on it.