CLAS/HIST240 Ancient Societies
Department of Classics, Monmouth
Sample Map/Geography Quiz
Part I MAP
Directions: Find each of the following ten places on the map provided.
ATHENS / CORINTH / DELPHI / ELIS / MARATHON / OLYMPIA / POMPEII
/ ROME /
SPARTA / SYRACUSE / TROY
Part II GEOGRAPHY
Directions: Provide some significant information about each of the places in Part I and
relate each place to the topic of this Ancient Societies
Here are some examples of appropriate answers
for a Sport and Recreation course:
Troy: According to Homer's Iliad, the funeral games of Patroclus
were held here.
Delphi: Crown games in honor of Apollo were held here.
Marathon: The modern long-distance race is linked with an ancient battle
at this site.
Sparta: Women of this city were said to exercise naked.
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