The history of Sardinia

Gianni Aresu
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The history from pre-Nuragic Sardinia, to the Shardana, to the Punic, to the Carthaginians and to the Romans

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Question 1

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Choose the correct sentence
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Question 2

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What is the correct sentence?
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  • The Tombs of the Giants were collective burial places where more dead were buried.
  • The Tombs of the Giants were collective burial places where only women were buried
  • The Tombs of the Giants were collective burial places where only children were buried.
  • The Tombs of the Giants were collective burial places where only men were buried.

Question 3

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Choose the correct sentence
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  • The Giants' tombs are usually located near the nuraghi.
  • The Giants' tombs are usually located near the churches.
  • The Giants' tombs are usually located near the castles.
  • The Giants' tombs are usually located in front of the ports.

Question 4

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When did the period of the giants' tombs end?
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  • The use of these burials slowly came to an end from the beginning of the Iron Age (9th century BC).
  • The use of these burials slowly went from the Punic-Carthaginian period
  • The use of these burials slowly came to an end from the Roman period
  • The use of these burials slowly dwindled from the Neolithic period

Question 5

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Which is the biggest among the nuraghi?
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  • The nuraghe of Barumini or Su Nuraxi, is the largest in Sardinia
  • The Orgono Nuraghe of Ghilarza, is the largest in Sardinia
  • The biggest of all is the Nuraghe Arrubiu di Orroli
  • The biggest of all is the nuraghe of Santu Antine, which dominates the valley of Cabu Abbas in Torralba (Sassari)

Question 6

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Where are the nuraghi located?
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  • The nuraghes are not only in Sardinia but also in Sicily
  • The nuraghes are not only in Sicily but also in Calabria
  • The nuraghi are in Tuscany and on the island of Elba
  • Nuraghi are present only in Sardinia

Question 7

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Carthage where is it?
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  • Near Rome, in Lazio
  • In the North African coast, near Tunis
  • In Sicily, 20 km from Catania
  • In Sulcis, near Sant'Antioco, about 5 km from the town

Question 8

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What color is the obsidian of Monte Arci?
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  • Brownish-yellow color
  • Sapphire blue
  • White with translucent edges
  • Black color with reflected light

Question 9

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The obsidian was used:
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  • To polish the pots
  • To get the arrowheads, knives and razors
  • To spin wool
  • In order not to oxidise metals

Question 10

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Obsidian is a natural glass whose formation is due to the very rapid cooling of the lava
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  • Obsidian is found only in Sardinia
  • Obsidian is found in Sardinia and also in Pantelleria, Lipari, Palmarola
  • Obsidian is only found in Massa-Carrara
  • Obsidian is located in Mont Blanc

Question 11

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Choose the correct sentence
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  • The Shardana was in the area of Serdiana (Campidano of Cagliari)
  • The Shardana was the population in the coasts of Liguria
  • The Shardana and the ancient populations who built the nuraghi are the same people
  • The Shardana was a “sea population” originally from the island of Crete, also known as Cretans.

Question 12

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Thalassemia
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  • Thalassemia, from the Greek "thalassa", which means "comes from the sea" was introduced in Sardinia by the Iberians
  • Thalassemia, which means "comes from the sea" was introduced in Sardinia by the Vikings
  • Thalassemia, from the Greek "thalassa", which means "comes from the sea" was introduced in Sardinia by the Phoenicians

Question 13

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The nuraghe Losa
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  • The nuraghe Losa is on the territory of Abbasanta (Oristano) and has the distinction of having the keep in a circular shape and is included in the UNESCO heritage
  • The nuraghe Losa is located in the town of Abbasanta (Oristano) and has the distinction of having the keep and the triangular bastion
  • The nuraghe Losa is located in the town of Abbasanta (Oristano) and has the particularity of a bastion with 5 lobes, with as many towers around the keep surrounded by reddish lichens.
  • The nuraghe Losa on the territory of Abbasanta (Oristano) and has the distinction of being formed by a fortress and a village of 23 huts.

Question 14

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  • The nuragic village of Tiscali is located in front of the Santa Gilla lagoon in Cagliari
  • The nuragic village of Tiscali is located next to the Nuragic complex of Barumini
  • The nuragic village of Tiscali is located in the locality Pranu and Muru, in the municipality of Orroli (SU)
  • The nuragic village of Tiscali is located inside a dolina on the edge of the Supramonte
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