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Greece 2 Society

2 Greek Polis and Society

polis city-state - a self-governing community that included a city center, farmland, surrounding villages & the countryside
citizens members of a city-state who had legal rights - men only
acropolis located on the highest hill with public buildings & temples - it was a place for prayer, politics & protection - high city
aristocracy wealthy, land-owners who came to power in many city-states - rule by the best people
tenant farmers people who paid rent to grow crops on another's person's land
metics free, non-citizens who came from other city-states - most were merchants & artisans
slavery ownership and control of other people as property
agora large open marketplace surrounded by government buildings where people gathered to discuss politics and buy goods
social class a group of people living in similar economic conditions
society a large group of people living together in an organized way
patron god the main God or Goddess the polis worshipped as the central figure considered to be most important to their well being
Created by: chambrook