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Ancient Greece Vocab

list of vocab to accompany study of Ancient Greece

City-state/ polis a self-sufficient city with its own ruler/capital
Peninsula land surrounded by water on three sides
Citizen a man, 21, of Athenian parents, able to vote
Democracy government by the people
Monarchs a hereditary leader like a king, queen or emperor
Colony a group of people who leave their country to form a new land
Conquer to acquire by force
Evolve to develop gradually
Rights a just claim that may be legal or moral
Resposibility the state of being accountable
Scarcity shortness of supply
Expression the act of setting forth words
Values related importance
Aristocrat a person who has qualities of the superior class
Comedy any branch of drama dealing with a happy conclusion
Tragedy any branch of drama dealing with a sad conclusion
Mythology the study of myths- a set of stories
Philosopher a person who offers views on life such as ethics, metaphysics and logic
Hippocrates Father of Medicine c 460- c 377
Battle of Thermopylae
Philosophers- Socrates, Aristotle, Plato
Homer- Odyssey and Illiad
Peloponnesian War
Trojan Horse
insist demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal.
hostile unfriendly; antagonistic.
obtain get, acquire, or secure (something)
dedicate devote or give yourself (time, effort, or oneself) to a particular task or purpose.
conduct the manner in which a person behaves
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