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ancient Greece

peninsula A piece of land nearly surrounded by water.
Colony A group of people living in a new territory who have ties to their homeland ; the new territory itself.
Polis A Greek city-state
Agora A gathering place; marketplace in ancient Greece.
Tyrant An absolute ruler unrestrained by law.
Oligarchy A government in which a small group has control.
Democracy A government by the people.
Helots Enslaved people in ancient sparta.
Direct democracy A form of democracy in which all citizens can partcipate representative democracy.
Philosopher A person who searches for wisolom or enlightenment.
Myth A traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of a people, or something in the natural world.
Oracle A scared Shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess.
Fable A story meant to teach a lesson.
Drama A story written in the form of a play.
Tragedy A play or film in which characters fail to overcome serious problems.
Comedy A play or film that tells a humorous story.
Created by: burk6462