Government in Ancient Greece

1. Where did people stand when giving a speech?

  • The Bema
  • The Stage
  • The Orchestra
  • In front of the second column
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2. How was it ensured that enough people attended the Assembly?

  • Free wine would be given out to citizens who attended.
  • Slaves would use a red rope to herd people into the Pnyx.
  • Citizens would be fined if they did not attend at least once a year.
  • Free donkeys and goats would be given to citizens who attended often.

3. What happened after an issue had been discussed?

  • It would be recorded and burned as a sacrifice to Dionysus.
  • The Assembly and Executive Committee would swear an oath to secrecy.
  • The date and official who put the issue to vote was recorded.
  • It would be recorded and burned as a sacrafice to Hermes.

4. What were the advantages of being on the Council of 500?

  • Free food and paid a small fee
  • Free food and unlimited wine
  • Free accommodation for the period of sitting
  • Exclusion from tax

5. What was the Executive Committee?

  • The Politicians who spoke at the Assembly.
  • An Isolated group separate from the Council of 500
  • Part of the Council of 500
  • The group of slaves that worked in the Assembly


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