This is a sample of exercises, indicating how thoroughly to prepare.
You are responsible for all the terms listed on the Guide (click on Quiz 1)
A. Arrange the following in chronological order:
1] Xerxes defeated at Salamis 2] Cambyses conquers Egypt
3] Darius defeated at Marathon 4] Cyrus conquers Croesus
B. For the following terms match the best identification (a little longer on quiz)
Dionysus____ a) Tyrant at Corinth, son of Cypselus, welcomed Arion wet from his dolphin ride.
Gerousia _____b) author of Athenian constitution, 508, made ten tribes out of four and built ‘polis loyalty’
Artabanus___ c) Persian noble who advised Xerxes against war, until he saw the same spirit.
Cleisthenes___ d) aristocratic council at Sparta
Gyges _____ e) just arbiter whom the Medean nobles chose for their king.
Periander ____ f) son of Peisistratus who accompanied the Persians to Marathon (only to lose his tooth)
Deioces _____ g) Spartan king deposed as spurious heir to Ariston; he gave Xerxes warning of the Spartan character.
Demaratus _____ h) ancestor of Croesus, overthrew Candaules in Lydia
Hippias _____ i) god of rebirth, honored with phallic procession, whom Herodotus identified with (Egyptian) Osiris.
C. For any of the following, give a brief identification or explanation:
(You get a choice of 5 out of 7 on quiz; these items are typical)
1) Draw a rough, free-hand map of the world according to Herodotus:
mark approximate location of Miletus (Ionia), Sardis (Lydia), Susa, Athens, Corinth, Sparta.
2) Outline the rise of Darius: you may include the fall of Cambyses and the debate on forms of government
(with at least one argument for each form).
3) Identify 3 Spartans: Cleomenes, Leonidas, Lycurgus (3-4 specs. for each)