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History of the Peloponnesian War: Quiz


Question 1: This is in marked contrast to ________, who frequently mentions multiple versions of his stories and allows the reader to decide which is true.
HerodotusGreco-Persian WarsAlexander the GreatAncient Greece

Question 2:
  • The Athenian general Demosthenes coordinates the defense of ________ and rouses the troops with a speech.

Question 3: Thucydides correlates, in his description of the 426 BC Maliakos Gulf tsunami, for the first time in the history of ________, quakes and waves in terms of cause and effect.
Social sciencesPseudoscienceNatural scienceScientific method

Question 4: Cleon blames ________ and the generals for ineptitude.

Question 5: The Spartans, concerned for the men on the island, conclude an immediate armistice and send an embassy to ________ to negotiate peace.

Question 6: However, the evidence of the ________ argues against this, since Thucydides discusses the thoughts of the generals who died there and whom he would have had no chance to interview.
AlcibiadesPeloponnesian WarSicilian ExpeditionMytilenean revolt

Question 7: Thucydides' History made a number of contributions to early ________.
Military historyIslamic Golden AgeMuqaddimahHistoriography

Question 8: ________ results in the capture of all the Spartiates trapped there.
Aetolian campaignBattle of PylosPeloponnesian WarBattle of Sphacteria

Question 9: This method contrasts sharply with ________' earlier work The Histories, which jumps around chronologically and makes frequent and roundabout excursuses into seemingly unrelated areas and time periods.
Ancient GreeceGreco-Persian WarsHerodotusAlexander the Great

Question 10: Athenians capture Cythera, an island off the Peloponnese, and Thyrea, a town in the ________.


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