Ancient Societies: Africa
Department of Classics,
Sample Map/Geography Quiz
Part I MAP
Directions: Find each of the following ten places on the map(s)
for a sample map.
ATHENS / ABU SIMBEL /
ROME / NUBIA /
CARTHAGE / CRETE /
THEBES / PYLOS /
THESSALY / ALEXANDRIA
Part II GEOGRAPHY
some significant information about each of the places in Part I.
place to a specific events, characters or activities related
to Africa in the ancient world. Be sure to
explain what this information adds to our knowledge Africa in the ancient world.
Here are some examples of appropriate answers:
This city founded by Alexander the Great became the capital of Ptolemaic Egypt.
Thera: This island in the Aegean Sea was destroyed by
a volanic eruption in the middle of the second millennium B.C. The art of this
island shows strong evidence of contact with Africa.
of Places you should know for this quiz
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