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Chapter 9- Section 1

Greek Geography

peninsula an area of land surrounded by 3 bodies of water
island an area of land surrounded entirely by water
influenced change or have an effect on
polis city-state
city-state a city with surrounding countryside that makes up its own governing unit
Minoans people who live on Crete and influenced the Greeks but were NOT GREEK
Thera an island that was destroyed by a volcano
Mycenaeans The 1st Greeks who may have started the Trojan war also conquered the people of Crete
classical age is one that is marked by great achievements
acropolis a high hill on the mainland of Greece
colonies land that has been settled by people from other countries and often used as a place of trade
Created by: s110h