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To what river did Alexander's conquests reach?
What date is the Ides of March?
Which city-state led the Delian League?
What is the term for a Greek spearman?
Which Greek philosopher was Alexander the Great's tutor?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate had been Julius Caesar's right-hand man?
Which member of the First Triumvirate was credited with ending the Spartacus slave revolt?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate became Rome's first emperor?
Who founded the Persian Empire and allowed Hebrews to return home from exile?
Which Greek mathematician basically invented geometry?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise wise man'?
What term means 'new stone age'?
What does B.C. mean?
What foreign group conquered Egypt c. 1800 B.C., ending the Middle Kingdom?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate was a high priest and cavalry commander?
Who led the Hebrews out of Egypt according to religious scriptures?
What is the term for the time before written history?
What hominid has a name that means 'upright man'?
What does A.D. mean?
Who was Alexander the Great's father?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise man'?
Which member of the First Triumvirate was famous for his successes in the eastern Roman Empire?
What Roman emperor infamously proposed making his horse consul?
Where was the Parthenon located?
What does B.C.E. mean?
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Who was killed on the Ides of March in 44 B.C.?
What emperor was wrongly rumored to have started a fire in Rome?
What term means 'old stone age'?
What is the term for the advisor to an Egyptian ruler?
What type of monument was the precursor to the pyramid?
What term literally means 'great house of the king'?
Khufu, Khafre, and Menkare built pyramids where?
What geographic feature fundamentally allowed Egyptian civilization to exist?
What is the name of the Hebrews' most important religious text?
What is the term for a Persian governor?
Which city-state led the Peloponnesian League?
Which Greek thinker invented useful devices and famously said 'Eureka'?
What term means 'before the present'?
What hominid has a name that means 'southern ape'?
Which Greek city-state had helots?
What term means 'around a certain date'?
What does C.E. mean?
Which Greek philosopher developed a method of questioning?
Which Greek thinker famously measured the circumference of Earth?
What is the term for people who live on the move from place to place?
What is the term for the radical shift to sedentary, agricultural life?
What is the name for the Greeks' square formation of spearmen?
What was the first civilization?
Which Greek philosopher wrote 'The Republic' and founded an academy?
What is the term for people who live off of domesticated animals?

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