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Ancient Greece

Peninsula A body of land with water on three sides
Crete A island that lies southwest of the Greek mainland
Mycenae Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece.
Peloponnesus The Peloponnese or Peloponnesus is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece.
Agamemnon In Greek mythology agamemnon was the son of king atreus and queen Aerope of mycenae.
Colonies Is a settlement in a new territory that keeps close ties to its homeland
Polis A tiny independent country
Agora a public open space used for assemblies and markets.
Tyrant a cruel and oppressive ruler.
Oligarchy a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
Democracy is further defined as a government by the people.
Sparta Sparta or Lacedaemon was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece,
Athens Athens has been the center of Greek civilization for some 4,000 years. The capital of modern Greece.
Helots a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.
Solon Solon was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet.
Peisistratus Peisistratos, Latinized Pisistratus, the son of Hippocrates.
Cleisthenes Cleisthenes was a noble Athenian of the Alcmaeonid family.
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