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  1. Queen of the Greek gods and married to Zeus
  2. Greek god of the underworld
  3. Building at the Acropolis in Athens dedicated to the goddess Athena
  4. Greatest of the Greek heroes and son of Zeus
  5. Language spoken in Athens
  6. "Great" military leader of Greece that expanded the empire to include Egypt and much of Persia.
  7. Continent of Greece
  8. The Pythagorean ____ was discovered by Greek philosopher Pythagoras. It is helpful in geometry with triangles.
  9. Wars between Sparta and Athens
  10. Place where the major Greek gods lived
  11. Philosopher and student of Plato. He was also a scientist and teacher to Alexander the Great.
  12. A fortress built on the top of a hill at the center of Athens. Many temples to the gods were built here.
  13. Patron god of the city of Athens. She is also the goddess of wisdom.
  14. This city was the birthplace of democracy


  1. Name of the race held at the first Olympics
  2. Greek god of war
  3. He wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey
  4. This great civilization conquered Greece, but copied much of their culture and gods
  5. Enemy city-state of Athens
  6. The city-____ was the basic division of much of Ancient Greece. Athens and Sparta were the two largest of these.
  7. Government started in Athens where citizens voted on issues and leaders
  8. Aesop was famous for these types of stories with talking animals and a moral
  9. Leader of the Greek gods. Also god of lightning
  10. What Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle were known for
  11. Philosopher and student of Socrates. He founded the Academy.
  12. Sporting event started by the Ancient Greeks. It is held every four years today.
  13. Homer, Pindar, and Sappho
  14. The marketplace and center of commerce in Athens
  15. The kings of Athens were called
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