Ancient Greece Final Exam Study Guide Exam=Thursday, April 25th (bluebooks will be provided in class) The Final Exam will be divided into 3 sections: map, short answer and essay sections (20:40:40). For the map section, students may be asked to identify any of the locations listed below on the map posted on Blackboard. For the short answer section, students will get to choose from a list of terms taken from those below and write paragraph identifications for each.
For the essay section, students will get to select one of the options listed below and write an essay that addresses the prompt—while the essay is written in class students have the opportunity to prepare their answers and so they should contain details and examples from the class readings/discussions. Map: Cities: Pella, Aegae, Amphipolis, Byzantium, Pergamum, Granicus, Issus, Antioch (Syria), Tyre, Alexandria (Egypt), Palmyra, Gaugamela, Babylon, Susa, Persepolis Regions: Arabia, Parthia, Bactria, Media, Phrygia, Syria, Phoenicia, Egypt, Cyrenaica, Illyria, Epirus, Thrace Islands: Rhodes, Cyprus, Cos, Chios
Terms: Plataea ostracism Themistocles Pausanias Delian League Cimon Eurymedon Pericles Hegemon Athenian Classical art (tragedy, poetry, pottery, sculpture) Athenian Classical family life Athenian democracy Metics Causes of the Peloponnesian War (~435 BCE) Sophists Peloponnesian War (1st Phase 431-21—aka Archidamian War) Nicias Cleon Brasidas Mothakes Alcibiades Lysander 30 Tyrants Aegospotami Socrates Epaminondas Corinthian War The King’s Peace Argeads Philip II of Macedonia Battle of Chaeronea Corinthian League Alexander
Granicus Darius III Indian Campaign The Successors: Antigonus, Ptolemy and Seleucus Hellenistic Age (art, literature, religion, philosophy, syncretism) Essay. Choose 1 of the following and write a coherent, organized response to it. 40 points 1. Who won the Persian Wars? Defend your position. 2. In the aftermath of the Persian Wars, parts of the Greek world (e. g. Athens) entered a “golden age” of achievements in many fields but the texts of this period are particularly varied and tell us a lot about this period.
Review the literary sources of the period and state why you included the examples you selected to include in your discussion. 3. As Athens increasingly came to dominate the Delian League and establish the Athenian Empire, what changes were simultaneously taking place within Athens? 4. Discuss the Peloponnesian War in terms of its most significant phase or event(s) and how it impacted the Greek world during and after the conflict. 5. Between Philip II and Alexander the Great, which one do you think was the better king of Macedonia? Why?