Department of Classics,
Sample Map/Geography Quiz
Part I MAP
Directions: Find each of the following ten places on the map
for a sample map.
ATHENS / CORINTH / DELPHI / MYCENAE /
DELOS/ CRETE /
THEBES / ITHACA / SPARTA /
THESSALY / TROY
Part II GEOGRAPHY
some significant information about each of the places in Part I.
place to a specific athletic event or activity. Be sure to
explain what this information adds to our knowledge of sport and recreation in the ancient world.
Here are some examples of appropriate answers:
Troy: According to Euripides' Trojan
Women, the Greeks killed Hector's son Astyanax
here after the fall of Troy.
According to Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, Oedipus received
an oracle here about killing his father.
Sparta: According to Euripides' Trojan
Women, Menelaus took Helen back here after the
of Places you should know for this quiz
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