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Ancient History by Letter ‘S’

Try these ancient history questions - answers begin with ‘S’
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Athenian philosopher, forced to commit suicide by drinking hemlock
Socrates
Ancient capital of Elam and the Achaemenid Empire
Susa
Mysterious group of invaders who contributed to the Late Bronze Age Collapse
Sea People
Macedonian General, ruled over a huge territory after the death of Alexander the Great
Seleucid
Roman stoic philosopher, tutored Nero
Seneca
Ancient capital of the Kingdom of Israel
Samaria
Last man standing in the Year of the Five Roman Emperors in 193 AD
Septimius Severus
Ancient Iranian civilisation in Central Asia, located between the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers
Sogdia
Transportation route linking China with India and the Middle East
Silk Road
Ancient Greek city on the Peloponnese peninsula, deadly rivals to Athens
Sparta
Large group of Germanic tribes from the Elbe river region
Suebi
Roman general who defeated Hannibal and Carthage
Scipio Africanus
Ancient Indo-European language, used to compose the Rig Vedas
Sanskrit
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Birth name of The Buddha
Siddhartha Gautama
Horse nomads who dominated the Pontic Steppe throughout much of classical antiquity
Scythians
Age comprised of the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods
Stone Age
Greek school of philosophy and ethics, founded by Zeno in the early third century BC
Stoicism
First dictator of the Roman Republic
Sulla
Tribe of Cisalpine Gauls under Brennus, who won the Battle of the Allia before sacking Rome in 390 BC
Senones
Ancient Chinese dynasty, ruled during the Bronze Age
Shang
Circular neolithic monument in Southern England
Stonehenge
Governor of a Persian province
Satrap
Persian title meaning King of Kings
Shahanshah
King of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, destroyed Babylon and ultimately conquered most of the Levant
Sennacherib
Cradle of civilisation, included the cities of Eridu, Ur and Lagash
Sumer
Last Persian Empire before the Muslim conquest
Sassanid
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