Only A History Guru Will Know Which Of These 10 Facts About Ancient Greece Are Actually True

The Ancient Greeks were a collection of independent city states who fought each other as often as external adversaries. But from their cities rose a collection of unique cultures and histories that impact our world to this day. Take our quick quiz to see how much you know about this storied civilization. If you can tell which facts are actually true, you are as great as Alexander!

Jake Geers
Created by Jake Geers
On Jun 14, 2021

Only A History Guru Will Know Which Of These 10 Facts About Ancient Greece Are Actually True

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The Greek people often ate dinner while lying on their sides.

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Ancient Greeks actually used to add water to their wine.

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The Ancient Greeks briefly conquered Rome before having the tables turned on them by the ascendant Roman Republic.

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There was no toilet paper in ancient Greece, and they often used stones.

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The Ancient Greeks developed the first language with a set alphabet.

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The Ancient Greeks invented the yo-yo.

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The Ancient Spartans punished cowards by shaving a portion of their beard.

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The Greeks copied much of Roman culture including their gods, architecture, language, and even how they ate.

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The Ancient Greeks developed some of the first pregnancy tests.

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The "marathon" originated from Pheidippides running 25 miles from Marathon to Athens to declare a battle victory.

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