Greece questions This is a list of recently added questions about Greece. Play Greece quiz and see all the questions. Which Greek island located nearby Crete was used as a leper colony?Spinalonga. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957. It is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe. The last inhabitant, a priest, left the island in 1962. Today, the uninhabited island is a popular tourist attraction in Crete.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% ElafonisiElafonisi24KoufonisiaKoufonisia47SpinalongaSpinalonga63GramvousaGramvousa14tourist attractions riddles » This famous ancient building is known as...Treasury of Atreus. The Treasury of Atreus or Tomb of Agamemnon is a large "tholos" tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae, Greece, constructed during the Bronze Age around 1250 BC. The lintel stone above the doorway weighs 120 tons, with approximate dimensions 8.3 x 5.2 x 1.2m. The tomb has probably no relationship with either Atreus or Agamemnon, as archaeologists believe that the sovereign buried there ruled at an earlier date than the two.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 38% Tomb of MinosTomb of Minos62Tomb of ClytemnestraTomb of Clytemnestra27Lion GateLion Gate49Treasury of AtreusTreasury of Atreus88ancient Greece riddles » Where is Arcadia?In Greece. Arcadia is historical land situated in middle part of Peloponnese in Greece. It's mountainous, covered in forest and hardscrabble, from ancient times it was poor and sparsely populated. In art it became symbol of happiness, simple life and escape from civilization's concerns.Created by: Mikołaj Sołkiewiczhard 47% in Turkeyin Turkey190in Italyin Italy137in Greecein Greece1058it doesn't exist, it's a mythic landit doesn't exist, it's a mythic land827Greek mythology riddles » What area was called the "Magna Graecia" in antiquity?Southern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily. Magna Graecia ("Great Greece") was the name given by the Romans to the coastal areas of Southern Italy in the present-day regions of Campania, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily that were extensively populated by Greek settlers.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Peloponnese with Sparta and MycenaePeloponnese with Sparta and Mycenae1407Boeotia with Athens and ThebesBoeotia with Athens and Thebes718Thessaly with Larissa and OlymposThessaly with Larissa and Olympos418Southern Apennine Peninsula with SicilySouthern Apennine Peninsula with Sicily1495antiquity riddles » Who was Herostratus?Sacrilegious person never to be mention of. Herostratus was a 4th-century BC Greek arsonist, who sought notoriety by destroying the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. His acts prompted the creation of a damnatio memoriae law, forbidding anyone to mention his name. Nevertheless, his name has become a metonym for someone who commits a criminal act in order to become noted.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Greek heroGreek hero112Ionian Revolt's chiefIonian Revolt's chief165sacrilegious person never to be mention ofsacrilegious person never to be mention of291Greek architect, Daedalus main rivalGreek architect, Daedalus main rival218ancient history riddles » What was the most important Athenian holiday, held every four years?Panathenaia . The Panathenaic Games were held every four years in Athens in Ancient Greece from 566 BC to the 3rd century AD These Games incorporated religious festival, ceremony (including prize-giving), athletic competitions, and cultural events hosted within a stadium.Created by: Tschukavery hard 26% Dionysia Dionysia 57OlympiadOlympiad89LenaiaLenaia11Panathenaia Panathenaia 56Athens riddles » From which milk is feta cheese produced?Sheep's milk. Since 2002, feta has been a protected designation of origin product in the European Union. According to the relevant EU legislation, only those cheeses produced in a traditional way in particular areas of Greece, which are made from sheep's milk, or from a mixture of sheep's and up to 30% of goat's milk from the same area, can be called feta.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaeasy 74% soybean milksoybean milk1106goat's milkgoat's milk945sheep's milksheep's milk11001cow's milkcow's milk1769cheese riddles » What was the main language of the Byzantine Empire?Greek. The primary language used in the eastern Roman provinces even before the decline of the Western Empire was Greek, having been spoken in the region for centuries before Latin. The use of Latin as the language of administration persisted until formally abolished (in favour of Greek) by Heraclius in the 7th century.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% GreekGreek4249RomanRoman1356TurkishTurkish930ByzantineByzantine1166history of Greece riddles » What is the name of the Muse of comedy?Thalia was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. She was portrayed as a young woman with a joyous air, crowned with ivy, wearing boots and holding a comic mask in her hand. Many of her statues also hold a bugle and a trumpet (both used to support the actors' voices in ancient comedy), or occasionally a shepherd’s staff or a wreath of ivy. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 39% TerpsichoreTerpsichore1001EratoErato1076EuterpeEuterpe1342ThaliaThalia2277theatre riddles » Who used the sarissa (a type of weapon) in their combat formations?Macedonians. The sarissa is a type of long spear (about 4–7 metres or 13–23 ft in length) first introduced by Phillip II of Macedonia in Macedonian phalanx formations. It was usually composed of two lengths and was joined by a central bronze tube only before a battle. The tight formation of the phalanx created a "wall of pikes", and the pike was so long that there were fully five rows of them projecting in front of the front rank of men.Created by: Roy Zhuhard 59% SpartansSpartans3184RomansRomans1538TurksTurks888MacedoniansMacedonians8227war riddles » Play Greece quiz and see all the questions.