Greek Culture & Religion: Overview & Influences on Art


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One of the defining characteristics of ancient Greek culture was _____.

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1. In ancient Greek art, kylix were _____.

2. Ancient Greek temples were very important buildings. What happened inside of the temples?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments determine what you know about Greek art, religion and society. You'll need to know about topics such as a major characteristic of Greek culture and what kylix were in Greek art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests how much you know about the following:

  • The inside of Greek temples
  • Subject matter for the famous Greek playwrights
  • Innovative artistic invention in ancient Greece

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information about Greek playwrights and what they wrote about
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Greek kylix and an identifying characteristic of Greek culture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Greek temples and the use of their interiors

Additional Learning

To learn more about ancient Greece, you can review the lesson named Greek Culture & Religion: Overview & Influences on Art. The lesson outlines the following key points:

  • Development of the polis
  • Role of humanism in the religion of ancient Greece
  • Traditions associated with death
  • Pottery in Greek civilization
  • Temples dedicated to various Greek gods
  • Greek literature
  • The ideal of beauty in Greek sculpture