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Ch. 7 Ancient Greeks

a person who searches for wisdom or enlightenment philosopher
a form of democracy in which citizens elect officials to govern on their behalf representative democracy
a form of democracy in which citizens can participate firsthand in the decision-making process direct democracy
a Persian religion based on the belief of one god Zoroastrianism
the governor of a province in ancient Persia satrap
the territory governed by an official known as a satrap satrapy
a high-ranked government official in Sparta who was elected by the council of elders ephor
enslaved people in ancient Sparta helots
a government by the people democracy
a government in which a small group has control oligarchy
an absolute ruler unrestrained by law tyrant
a group of armed foot soldiers in ancient Greece arranged close together in rows phalanx
a gathering place; marketplace in ancient Greece agora
a Greek city-state polis
someone who writes or performs epic poems or stories about heroes and their deeds. bard
a group of people living in a new territory who have ties to their homeland; the new territory itself colony
a piece of land nearly surrounded by water peninsula
Created by: cortneleigh