Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 10: Mediterranean Society: The Greek Phase

Essay Quiz

Many of the contributions made by Athens during the classical age have continued to influence European and American society up to the present day. First, what are the enduring contributions? Where can you observe them in modern American culture? What was it about Athens at the time that nurtured these developments? Why were these contributions so enormously influential?
Even though classical Greece seemed to be an enlightened culture, it still supported slavery and the oppression of women. How do you reconcile this dichotomy?
Alexander of Macedon created one of the largest empires in the world in less than thirteen years. What was the significance of the feat? Have you studied any other conquerors that were as successful?
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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