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Can you answer these historical questions regarding Greece?

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What is the name of the mythical maze on the island of Crete?
On which island is the Colossus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, found?
Which Greek town was known as the navel of the world?
What is the name of the war which was fought between Athens and Sparta?
Who was the leader of the Spartans in the Battle of Thermopylae?
Which Athenian statesman and orator famously fostered Athenian democracy?
Which Greek figure is known as the 'Father of Medicine'?
What poison did Socrates swallow upon being sentenced to death?
In Greek mythology, which Olympian is the messenger of the Gods?
Which philosopher founded the Academy in Athens?
What was the largest city in Minoan Crete, also called 'Europe's oldest city'?
Which Greek philospher is known for creating a secretive society?
Which leader, tutored by Aristotle, conquered the Persian Empire?
Which Ancient Greek mathematician is famous for shouting 'Eureka!' when discovering the principle of buoyancy?
According to Greek mythology, in which war was Achilles shot in his heel?
In what year was the first modern Olympics in Athens?
Which two major poems did Homer compose? (name either)
What is the name of the person who ran to Athens announcing their victory in the Battle of Marathon?
Which islands did Britain cede to Greece as a gesture of goodwill?
Which three temples are situated in the Acropolis of Athens? (name any)

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