Ancient Greece Video Questions

Ancient Greece

Video focus questions

Directions:

1. Copy these questions onto a word document.
2. Take notes in a different font color below the questions.
3. Answer all questions in a third color under your notes.
* Be sure to re-state the question in your answer. All responses should be well thought out and well-written.

  1. Explain the main differences between the Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta.
  2. Describe the Athenian form of democracy and system of voting.
  3. What role did the Acropolis play in the life of Athens?
  4. Why did the Athenians name their city for the goddess Athena?
  5. Why are Greek vases valuable sources of information for archaeologists?
  6. What role did the Greek gods of Mt. Olympus play in the Greeks’ daily life?
  7. Why did ancient Greeks visit Delphi? What was the significance of the Oracle?
  8. Compare and contrast life for boys and girls in Athens with that of children in Sparta.
  9. What was the importance of athletics in ancient Greece? What were the ancient Greek Olympics like?
  10. How was Greek culture spread throughout the world?

Due: Tuesday, Sept. 20th

2 thoughts on “Ancient Greece Video Questions

  1. Explain the main differences between the Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta.
    spartans were concentrated on war, Athens, were on art and peace.
    Describe the Athenian form of democracy and system of voting.
    needed Athenian parents, birthplace of democracy
    What role did the Acropolis play in the life of Athens?
    could retreat to the “city in the air” for protection. It served as a fortified hill It was also the religious and military center of the city-state
    Why did the Athenians name their city for the goddess Athena?
    the goddess Athena was chosen on of the most valuable god.
    Why are Greek vases valuable sources of information for archaeologists?
    it is because the art skill and the detail was amazing
    What role did the Greek gods of Mt. Olympus play in the Greeks’ daily life?
    Each god had a different role and something they ruled over.

    Why did ancient Greeks visit Delphi? What was the significance of the
    Oracle?
    was the center of the earth. to get the advise of the god.
    Compare and contrast life for boys and girls in Athens with that of children in Sparta.
    boys had more opportunity, and had been treated more higher. girls were treated low.
    What was the importance of athletics in ancient Greece? What were the ancient Greek Olympics like?
    the olympics begun in 776 b.c. mostly cultural. men had to play nude.
    How was Greek culture spread throughout the world?

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