March 6, 2015

Homework Help: Humanities (Multiple Questionst)

Posted by Tyson Hanlon on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 3:46pm.

#1. The Iliad is a work that describes events related to the
A) founding of Minoan culture
B) early battles of the Persian Wars.
C) attack on the Dorians on Mycenae
D) Mycencean attack on the coastal of Troy

#2. Which one of the following is NOT true ancient Greek life?
A) Each polis had its own language and religion
B) Each polis had its owb government, coinage, and military
C) The coty-states of Greece were fierce rivals
D) The city-states of Greece united against the Persians

#3. The Greeks are distinct from other ancient civilizations in thier
A) love of wisdom
B) desire for immortality
C) laws against social injustice
D) emphasis on stories about the gods

#4. That the Iliad was improvised orally and not written down is shown by
A) the many lapses in plot structure
B) Homer;s blindness
C) Homer's use of repated metric formulae
D) the lack of visual realism

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