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Ancient Greek Vocab

Polis City state
Acropolis A flat topped hill in the middle of athens
Classical age Time period marked by great achievements
Democracy A system of government that places the power of decision making in the hands of the people, developed in Athens
Aristocrats Rich land owners
Tyranny A system of government run by a leader who has seized power by force (tyrant)
Oligarchy A system of government in which people a few people hold power over a larger group
Monarchy A form of government in which a king or queen rules
Citizen Person who has the right to participate in the government
Metic Non-citizen, foreigners to a city state
Helot A state owned slave in Sparta
Mythology A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the world works
Fables Stories that teach readers about life or advice on how to live life
Cavalry A unit of soldiers who ride horses
Alliance An agreement to work together
Neutral Not favoring either side in a conflict or disagreement
Conflict Victory by force
Reason Clear and ordered thinking
Hellenistic Greek-like
Lived on the island of Crete Minoans
Experienced a natural disaster that to civilization decline Minoans
Didn't speak Greek Minoans
Peaceful (no war) Minoans
Enjoyed dancing to music Minoans
Boxing Minoans
Pottery Minoans
Bull leaping Minoans
Influenced the entire Aegaen region and helped shape later cultures in Greece Minoans and Mycenaeans
Traded throughout the mediterranean sea Minoans and Mycenaeans
Good ship builders Minoans and Mycenaeans
Strong society Minoans and Mycenaeans
Eventually conquered Minoans and Mycenaeans
Had a strong military Mycenaeans
Spoke greek Mycenaeans
Considered the first greeks by historians Mycenaeans
Lived on the mainland Greece Mycenaeans
Built fortresses Mycenaeans
Set up colonies in northern Greece and Italy Mycenaeans
Often attackedothrr kingdoms Mycenaeans
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