The Pergamon Altar of Zeus: History & Style


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Who is featured on the inner frieze of the Pergamon Altar?

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1. What was the 'Gigantomachy'?

2. What is so impressive about the Pergamon Altar of Zeus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you are interested in the ancient world of Greek gods, then this lesson on the Pergamon Altar of Zeus is for you. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of this altar. The quiz questions will test you on who is featured on certain parts of the altar and why it is so impressive.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test you on the following aspects of the Pergamon Altar of Zeus:

  • The definition of 'Gigantomachy'
  • The location of the Pergamon Altar
  • Why the altar was built

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the knowledge they gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as gigantomachy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who is featured on the altar
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why and where the altar was built

Additional Learning

To learn more about this altar, review the accompanying lesson entitled The Pergamon Altar of Zeus: History & Style. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the political uses of the altar
  • Identify features of the Pergamon
  • Explore the history of the altar and why it was built