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Tryant someone who takes power by force and rules with total authority
Oligarchy a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
Democracy a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
Sparta An ancient Greek city-state and rival of Athens.
Athens Capital of Greece in east-central Greece on the plain of Attica, overlooking an arm of the Mediterranean Sea.
Helots a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.
Solon was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet.
Peisistratus Athenian tyrant.
Cleisthenes was a noble Athenian of the Alcmaeonid family.
Persia an ancient empire located in West and South West Asia:
Peninsula a body of land with water on three sides
Crete Island in southeastern Greece in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mycenae an ancient city in South Greece, in Argolis
Agamemnon was the son of King Atreus and Queen Aerope of Mycenae, the brother of Menelaus, the husband of Clytemnestra and the father of Iphigenia, Electra or Laodike
Peloponnesus a peninsula forming the South part of Greece
Colonies is a settlement in a new territory that keeps close ties to its homeland.
Polis city or city-state
agora a public open space used for assemblies and markets.
Plato was a student of Socrates and later became the teacher of Aristotle.
Aristotle is a towering figure in ancient Greek philosophy, making contributions to logic, metaphysics, mathematics, physics, biology, botany, ethics, politics, agriculture, medicine, dance and theatre.
Socrates Greek philosopher
Pericles Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece
Philosopher a person engaged or learned in philosophy, especially as an academic discipline.
Vote a formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action, expressed typically through a ballot or a show of hands or by voice.
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