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Ancient Greek warfare: Quiz


Question 1: Between 356-342 BC Phillip conquered all city states in the vicinity of Macedon, then ________ and then Thrace.

Question 2: The second phase, an Athenian expedition to attack Syracuse in ________ achieved no tangible result other than a large loss of Athenian ships and men.

Question 3: Concomitant with the rise of the city-state was the evolution of a new way of warfare - the ________ phalanx.
Ancient Greek warfareHopliteAncient GreeceGreco-Persian Wars

Question 4: The ambitions of many Greek states had dramatically increased, and the tensions resulting from this would lead directly onto the ________.
Classical AthensGreco-Persian WarsPeloponnesian WarCorinthian War

Question 5: With the emergence of ________ from its 'Dark Age', the population seems to have significantly risen, allowing restoration of urbanized culture, and the rise of the city-states (Poleis).
Roman GreeceAlexander the GreatAncient GreeceClassical antiquity

Question 6: Darius thus sent his commanders Datis and Artaphernes to attack ________, to punish Athens for her intransigence.
GreeceCorinthAtticaAegean Sea

Question 7: To fight the enormous armies of the ________ was effectively beyond the capabilities of a single city-state.
Alexander the GreatMedesAchaemenid EmpireSassanid Empire

Question 8: Following the eventual defeat of the Athens in 404 BC, and the disbandment of the Athenian-dominated ________, Ancient Greece fell under the hegemony of Sparta.
Alexander the GreatAchaemenid EmpireDelian LeaguePtolemaic Kingdom

Question 9: 10,000) men under the Spartan king ________, to block the pass of Thermopylae whilst the main allied army could be assembled.
Leonidas IPindarThemistoclesAncient Greece

Question 10: The battle is famous for the tactical innovations of the Theban general ________.
Agesilaus IICorinthian WarSpartaEpaminondas


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