the marketplace of a Greek city state, center of civic life, a central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place
a traditional story accepted as history
a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
Large open air structure with ascending seating built into the mountainside.
formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
In the society of ancient Sparta, a peasant bound to the land
Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representative
Greek athletic competitions to celebrate the Gods and feed city-state rivalries beginning in 776BCE, eventually revived in 1896.
Mycenaeans (Greeks) vs. Troy. Trojan Prince kidnapped Helen, wife of the Mycenaen's king. Greeks won when they tricked the Trojans with the Trojan Horse. The Iliad gives information about the Trojan War.
a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) that tells the story of the final years of the Trojan War
a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
son of Peleus and Thetis, Greek warrior in the Trojan War and hero of Homer's Iliad
a hilltop where citizens met for government activities and religious observances
City state that had a jury system and citizens were directly involved in government.
The gardens were attributed to the Neo-Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II, who ruled between 605 and 562 BC. He is reported to have constructed the gardens to please his homesick wife, Amytis of Media, who longed for the plants of her homeland. The gardens were said to have been destroyed by several earthquakes after the 2nd century BC.
Built as a tomb to King Mausolus, a humorous form of drama that often includes slapstick and satire
Dramatic play dealing with the downfall of a heroic or noble character.
Colluses of Rhodes
a statue of the Greek Titan Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes on the Greek island of Rhodes
Lighthouse of Alexandria
The tower erected there guided mariners at night, through its fire, as well as being a landmark by day.
Alexander the Great
He set up Greek colonies to spread Greek culture; set up largest empire of his time.
Philosopher who became the teacher of Alexander the Great.
Continent where Greece is located.
King Phillip II
King of Macedonia; father of Alexander and killed by his wife.
What is the name for the highest peak of central Greece?(also the home of the gods)
Major trading city in Asia Minor; site of a 10 year war.
Rule in a mean way