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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Through Xenophon, one can view the life of the _______________________.
(d) average man
2. Xenophon is famous for his book called __________________________________.
(a) A History of War
(b) The History of the Peloponnesian War
(d) The Treatise on War
3. Athens, which was a society based on freedom and liberty, was, by the time of Thucydides, known as the ________________.
(a) City of Freedom
(b) Tyrant City
(c) Mighty City
(d) City of Love
4. Thucydides wrote a history of the war between ______________________.
(a) Sparta and Thebes
(b) Thebes and Peloponnesia
(c) Athens and Sparta
(d) Athens and Rome
5. According to Schopenhauer, what world applies to the tragedies of Sophocles?
Short Answer Questions
1. Hamilton compares Sophocles to ________________.
2. The Greeks viewed things ___________________.
3. Xenophon because wealthy by __________________________.
4. The tragedies of Aeschylus present death and suffering in a way that __________________________.
5. Euripides' view of religion is that _____________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Sophocles feel about fate?
2. What are the four elements in every tragedy?
3. How did Sophocles and Aeschylus differ on their views of freedom and law?
4. Sophocles and Aeschylus lived in different times in Athens. How did the Athens of Sophocles differ from the Athens of Aeschylus?
5. What was the outcome of Peloponnesian War?
6. Why did Euripides write Trojan Women?
7. To many Greeks, prosperity and wealth are the cause of misery. What was the cause of misery to Aeschylus?
8. The Retreat of the Ten Thousand was Xenophon's claim to fame. What was it?
9. Why was Xenophon exiled by Athens?
10. How did the religion of the ancient Greeks develop?
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