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The Greek Way Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Intellectual discussions took place _________________.



2. Which Pharaoh opposed the priests?



3. At the time of Sophocles ________________________.



4. Those who are primarily concerned with the spiritual become ___________.



5. What was not a function of the chorus?



Short Essay Questions

1. What are the characteristics of Greek tragedy?



2. What is a characteristic of the characters of Aeschylus?



3. What did Aristophanes and Gilbert have in common?



4. What were the characteristics of the austere school of writing?



5. What was the world's first Academy?



6. Who is Herodotus?



7. What are the four elements in every tragedy?



8. How did Euripides treat religion?



9. Why is Pindar considered to be important?



10. What were the characteristics of the ancient world in which Athens existed?



Essay Topics

Why can't mankind achieve the balance and greatness that the Greeks had? What is this balance and why can't it be re-achieved? How did it lead to the greatness of the ancient Greek society and their contributions to the world?

Athens is called the cradle of Western Civilization. What does this mean and why do people say this? What is the significance of ancient Athens to Western civilization and why?

Freedom and liberty were the backbone of the ancient Athenian society. People prided themselves on their lifestyle and thinking. Explain what the role of freedom and liberty meant in ancient Athens. Would Athens have become the cradle of Western Civilization without these freedoms? Would they have achieved the great heights that they did achieve? Why or why not?

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