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World History: Societies of the Past (Greece 138-139) (Modified) Name: _____________ ( /30)

H. Adams

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1.Before the Olympics, a festival was held to honour this important deity. (p.138, fig. 7.18)
2.a main musical instrument (p.139, last line)
4.Olympics were held every ____ years. (p.138, line 4)
6.the city-state that hosted the Olympic games (p.138, "The Olympic Dream", 1st par.)
7.These games were the most important sports ceremony in ancient Greece. (p.138, first 3 lines)
9.an animal that was sacrificed during the Olympic's opening ceremonies (p.138, "The Olympic Dream", 2nd par.)
11.name for the 12 actors who commented on a play's action through dance, song, etc. (p.139, fig. 7.19)
12.Greeks had special songs for this. (p.139, last par.)
14.the most violent Olympic event (p.138, 2nd par.)
15.In order to compete in the Olympics, you had to be _______. (hyphenated word) (p.138, "The Olympic Dream", 2nd par.)
17.sport that was one of the Olympic's main events (p.138, main text, 2nd par.)
19.They were not allowed to compete in the Olympics. (p.138, "The Olympic Dream", 2nd par.)
20.Plays were often part of religious festivals, especially the festival honouring this deity. (p.139, 1st par.)
22.Greek plays had no more than ____ actors, who each played several parts. (p.139, fig. 7.19)
23.Like the Egyptians, Greek writers wrote on sheets made of this. (p.139, text box, right side, middle of page)
25.During the pankratium, it was against the rules to break these. (p.138, main text, 2nd par.)
27.Actors wore these to portray different characters. (p.139, fig. 7.20)
28.place where the distance of the modern day Olympic marathon was determined (p.138, text box, top right)
3.A Greek reader had to do this to a "book" to read it. (p.139, text box, right side, middle of page)
5.shape of the stage in Greek theatre (p.139, fig. 7.19)
8.Actors used speaking tubes inside their masks to increase the ____ of their voices. (p.139, fig. 7.20)
10.a type of play that was very popular (p.139, 3rd par.)
11.very exciting and dangerous races (p.138, "The Olympic Dream", 4th par.)
13.Farmers probably enjoyed songs about this.(p.139, main text, last par.)
16.a main musical instrument (p.139, last line)
18.Actors wore thick-soled ______ to increase their height. (p.139, fig. 7.20)
20.Greek comedy writers made fun of these powerful beings. (p.139, 3rd par.)
21.a type of play that led Greeks to think about important life issues (p.139, 2nd par.)
24.This person thought that writing stopped people from thinking and remembering. (p.139, textbox, right side, middle of page)
26.first performed in Athens in this century, BCE (p.139, 1st par.)

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