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A fortress built on the top of a hill at the center of Athens. Many temples to the gods were built here.
Language spoken in Athens
Homer, Pindar, and Sappho
Philosopher and student of Socrates. He founded the Academy.
Sporting event started by the Ancient Greeks. It is held every four years today.
Wars between Sparta and Athens
Patron god of the city of Athens. She is also the goddess of wisdom.
This city was the birthplace of democracy
The kings of Athens were called
This great civilization conquered Greece, but copied much of their culture and gods
Greatest of the Greek heroes and son of Zeus
He wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey
The city-____ was the basic division of much of Ancient Greece. Athens and Sparta were the two largest of these.
The Pythagorean ____ was discovered by Greek philosopher Pythagoras. It is helpful in geometry with triangles.
Building at the Acropolis in Athens dedicated to the goddess Athena
Leader of the Greek gods. Also god of lightning
What Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle were known for
"Great" military leader of Greece that expanded the empire to include Egypt and much of Persia.
Name of the race held at the first Olympics
Aesop was famous for these types of stories with talking animals and a moral
Place where the major Greek gods lived
Continent of Greece
The marketplace and center of commerce in Athens
Enemy city-state of Athens
Greek god of the underworld
Government started in Athens where citizens voted on issues and leaders
Philosopher and student of Plato. He was also a scientist and teacher to Alexander the Great.