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Asked in Ancient Greece
What was the greek name for greece's ancient cities?
In ancient Greece the cities were called polis or city-states. There were four major ones: -Athens -Sparta -Megara -Corinth ...
Asked in Baseball Memorabilia, Board Games
How many even numbers are in a deck of cards?
Well, there are four 2's, four 4's, four 6's, four 8's, four 10's, and four jacks, four queens, and four kings. Jacks, queens and kings are all 10's. So, there are 42 even numbers. If not including the jack, queens and kings then there are 20. ...
Asked in Roman Empire, Ancient Greece
What four influences blended to form Hellenistic culture?
The Hellenistic period followed Alexander the Great conquered of the Persian empire. including Egypt The Greeks founded cities in the conquered areas which led to Greek influence on the Persians and Egyptians. At the same time the Persians and Egyptians had some influence on the Greeks. An Indo-Greek kingdom was formed. In Egypt the Greek ruling dynasty, the Ptolemies) portrayed themselves as pharaohs and adopted elements of Egyptian culture. In the Indo-Greek kingdom some kings converted to Buddhism ...
Asked in Board Games
Where does the term suicidal king come from?
In a normal deck of playing cards, two of the four kings have a knife against their head, making it appear that they are preparing to commit suicide. This is revelant because in decks without jokers or in games requiring different ammounts of wild cards, this term can be used to describe that two of the four kings should be wild cards. In addition, it prevents confusion about which kings are just kings and which ones are wild cards. ...