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Ancient Greece

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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 an inhabitant of Mycenae or member of the Mycenaean people.
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 Laodice
Peloponnesus a peninsula forming the S part of Greece: seat of the early Mycenaean civilization and the powerful city-states of Argos, Sparta, etc.
colonies a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country.
Polis a city state in ancient Greece, especially as considered in its ideal form for philosophical purposes.
agora (in ancient Greece) 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 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.
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