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Acropolis a walled, high area surrounding a polis
agora a marketplace, where people did business, gossiped, and discussed politics
polis a city-state
helots state slaves
hoplites foot soldiers
Hubris great pride
tyrant a strongman who seized power by force and claimed to rule for the good of the people
direct democracy in which all people vote directly on an issue
archon a chief of state of ancient Athens
phalanx a tight rectangle formation in which soldiers held long spears out ahead of a wall of shields
reason clear and ordered thinking
logic the process of making inferences
lyric poetry a type of poetry that gained its name from the lyre
How many wives did Alexander the great have? 2
How many battles did he lose? none
How old was he when he became king 20
When did he die 323 BC
Lived in Greece during the wars with persia Herodotus
Lived during the Peloponnesian war and wrote about it in detail Thucydides
when you order the creation of something such as a piece of art commission
What year was Alexander the Great's dad assassinated in? 336 BC
What was his fathers name? phillip II
Who formulated the many ideas about geometry? Euclid
What did Greeks believe in? Gods and Godesses
Created by: sayauceda
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