Mycenaean Civilization: Social Structure & Political Organization


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In the Mycenaean civilization, who held the second-highest rank?

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1. The Mycenaean king was called the _____, literally meaning ''ruler'' or ''king.''

2. Most slaves in the Mycenaean civilization were from which of the following groups?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover what you know about Mycenaean society with this worksheet/quiz. You'll be responsible for knowing about certain topics like the second-highest rank in Mycenaean culture and the name for a 'ruler'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For the quiz you'll be required to know about the following:

  • Slaves in Mycenaean civilization
  • Cavalry warriors
  • The people who previously inhabited Crete before it was taken over by Mycenaeans

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Mycenaean society
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about kings/rulers in Mycenaean civilization in addition to slaves and warriors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who was living on Crete before the Mycenaeans took it over

Additional Learning

For more, consider the accompanying lesson entitled Mycenaean Civilization: Social Structure & Political Organization. You'll be taught about these areas of study:

  • When Mycenaean civilization ruled
  • Hierarchy of social classes
  • Who were the telestai and artisans
  • The Mycenaean military
  • Middle- and lower-class Mycenaeans