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Greek

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Polis a city-state of ancient Greece
acropolis a walled,high area surrounding a polis
agora an open area that served as a meeting place and market in early Greek city-states
helots in ancient Greece,state slaves
hoplites foot soldiers in ancient Greece
hubris great pride
democracy a government run by the people
Tyrant a strong man who seized power by force and claimed to rule for the good of the people
direct democracy the type of governing system where all people vote directly on an issue
archon a chief of state of ancient Athens
phalanx a military formation composed of rows of soldiers standing shoulder to shoulder carrying pikes or heavy spears
Pericles Athenian Statesman
Socrates Greek philosopher of Athens
Plato Greek philosopher; student of Socrates
Aristotle Greek philosopher and student of Plato
Reason clear and ordered thinking
logic the process of making inferences
Homer Greek poet
lyric poetry a type of poetry that gained it's name from the lyre,an instrument that played while they poetry was sung
Herodotus Greek historian
Thucydides Greek historian of Athens
Hellenistic the blending of Greek cultures with those of Persia,Egypt,and central Asia following the conquests of Alexander the Great
Euclid Greek Geometer
Eratosthenes Greek astronomer and geographer
Archimedes Greek mathematician and inventor
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