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War and Peace Vocab
|a city state that was the fundamental political unit in ancient Greece.
|a marketplace on a fortified hilltop where citizens gathered to discuss city government.
|a government where a single person rules, called a king.
|a government ruled by a small group of noble landowning families.
|a government ruled by a few powerful people.
|powerful people that sometimes seized control of the government by appealing to the common people for support.
|a rule by the people (citizens help to make decisions).
|were peasants that forced to stay on the land they worked, previously were Messenians.
|the fearsome formation that was between Greece and Persian empires that began in Ionia on the coast of Anatolia.
|a form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives.
|are Greeks values of harmony, order, balance, and proportion.
|was a serious drama about common themes such as love, hate, war, or betrayal.
|contained scenes filled with slapstick situations and crude humor.
|a war where the Athens and its allies were defeated by Sparta and its allies between 431-404 BC.
|were great thinkers determined to seek the truth, no matter where the search led them.
|a man who believed that absolute standards did exist for truth and justice â critic of the Sophists.
|a student of Socrates who wrote the conversations of the philosophical âinvestigation.â
|a philosopher who questioned the nature of the world and of human belief, thought, and knowledge.