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|the Greek word for “city
|an age that is marked by great achievements
|a high hill that had the fortress of the polis
|people who had the right to participate in government (not everyone was able to!)
|a collection of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the world works
|short stories that teach the reader lessons about life or give advice on how to live
|change or have an effect on
|Area of land surrounded on 3 sides by water
|an elected leader of Athens, was brilliant and encouraged people to participate in the government
|a great Greek poet that created some of the earliest Greek writings such as the Iliad and Odyssey
|a teacher and great thinker. He believed that people should never stop looking for knowledge.
|A philosopher taught by the famous Socrates
|a type of government in which people rule.
|a type of government in which only a few people have power (Sparta ruled by 2 kings)
|a leader who held power through the use of force