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Consisting of a city or town and its surrounding territory. polis
A fortified gathering place at the top of a hill which was sometimes the site of temples and public buildings acropolis
Government by the people, either directly or though there elected representatives democracy
A form of government were a small group of people execrcises control oligarchy
The process for temporarly banning ambitious politicians ostracism
a sacred shrine were the God or Goddesses was said to reveal the future. oracle
An organized system of thought. philosophy
It employsa question-and-answers format to lead pupils to see things for them-selves socratic method
A period when the greek language and ideas were carried to the non-greek world Hellenistic Era
A system of government in which the people participate directly in government decision making through mass meetings direct democracy
a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. ethics
a sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly tyrant
A wall of shields created by foot soldiers marching close together in rectangular formation. phalanx
An opne area that served as a gathering place and as a market agora