a city-state in Greece
polis
a peice of land surounded by water on 3 sides
peninisula
marked by great acheivements
classical
high hill that a strong fortress was on
acropolis
Greek marketplace
agora
type of government in which the people rule themselves
democracy
rich landowners
aristocrats
type of government in which only a few people have power
oligarchy
people who had the rightto participate in government
citizens
a body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the world works
mythology
short stories that teaches a lessons about life or how to live
fables
a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty
Alexander the Great
best known as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Homer