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Ancient Greece


city-state a central city and its surrounding villages, which together follow the same law and have the same government
polis the central city of a city-state
Aegean Sea branch of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between Greece and Turkey
oligarchy a system in which a few powerful, wealthy individuals rule
Athens the capital of Greece and once one of the most important ancient Greek city-states (it was also the largest)
philoslpher a person who studies and thinks about why the world is the way it is
Aristodle taught Alexander and after teaching he went to Athens to teach others, he later started a famous school
Alexander the Great was an excellent military leader, and his armies conquered vast new territories (spread the Greek culture)
Monarchy first form of government
Created by: renabear9