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Greece Vocab.

SOCIAL STUDIES

TermDefinition
Peninsula a piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
Crete Island in southeastern Greece in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece,
Agamemnon a king of Mycenae, a son of Atreus and brother of Menelaus.
Peloponnesus a peninsula forming the S part of Greece: seat of the early Mycenaean civilization and the powerful city-states of Argos, Sparta, etc. 8356 sq. mi. (21,640 sq. km).
Colonies a group of people who leave their native country to form in a new land a settlement subject to, or connected with, the parent nation.
Polis an ancient Greek city-state.
agora a popular political assembly.
Tyrant a sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly.
Oligarchy a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
democracy government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
Sparta an ancient city in S Greece: the capital of Laconia and the chief city of the Peloponnesus, at one time the dominant city of Greece: famous for strict discipline and training of soldiers.
Athens Greek Athena. a city in and the capital of Greece, in the SE part.
Helots a member of the lowest class in ancient Laconia, constituting a body of serfs who were bound to the land and were owned by the state. Compare Perioeci, Spartiate.
Solon c638–c558 b.c, Athenian statesman.
Peisistratus c605–527 b.c, tyrant of Athens 560–527 (father of Hipparchus and Hippias).
Cleisthenes active c515–c495 b.c, Athenian statesman.
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