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Ancient Greece

Greece

TermDefinition
Democracy a government in which the citizens make political decisions by voting
Peloponnesus The peninsula in Southern Greece where Sparta was located
City-state a political unit made up of a city and its surrounding lands
Tyrant someone who takes power illegally
Oligarchy a government ruled by a few powerful individuals
Alexander The Great the leader of Greece. He is known for conquering land and spreading Greek culture to all land
Mount Olympus a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods
philosopher a person who offers views or theories on profound questions in ethics
Peloponnesian War a war between Athens and Sparta that threatened to tear all of Greece apart.
Persian Wars The invasion by Persia began a series of wars between Persia and Greece
Socrates Greek philosopher who practiced doubt and questioning to find the truth. Most of what is known about Socrates is from his conversations with Plato
Plato Greek philosopher and student of Socrates; He was also a teacher of Aristotle. His most famous work is The Republic
Aristotle An ancient Greek philosopher; student of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great
Athens A city-state within Greece. Is known for education and philosophy
Sparta a city state within Greece known for having a strong army
calvary a unit of soldiers who ride horses
strategy a plan for fighting a battle or war
phalanx a group of warriors who stood close together in a square
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