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Ancient Greece12

an area of land nearly surrounded by water peninsula
a long poem that tells a story epic
a high,rocky hill or near which early people built cities acropolis
a city with it's own traditions and its own government and laws; both a city and a separate independent state city-state
a member of a rich and powerful family aristocrat
a ruler who takes power with the support of the middle and working classes; not necessarily cruel and violent tyrant
a form of government in which citizens govern themselves democracy
a payment made by a less powerful state or nation to a more powerful one tribute
someone or something that lives forever immortal
someone who uses reason to understand the world;in Greece, the earliest philosopher used reason to explain natural events philosopher
a type of serious drama that ends in disaster for the main character tragedy
a public market and meeting place in an ancient Greek city agora
a widespread disease plague
the cutting off of an area by enemy forces that closes it to travel and trade blockade
a person who belongs to a group that another group considers to be savage or uncivilized barbarian
to murder for political reasons assassinate
describing Greek culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including the three main kingdoms formed by the breakup of Alexander's empire Hellenistic
Created by: RozinaG13