great greek phiilopsopher, known as know it all, studied under Plato, taught Alexander the Great.
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
Greek philosopher wrote the Atlantis and the Republic. pupil of Socrates.
Greek philosopher; socratic method--questioning; sentenced to death for corrupting Athens youth
Athenian reformer and wise lawmaker who was rich but lived in poverty. tried to get government to give power to the lower classes.
parking lot for boats
a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on three sides by water
a member of the most powerful class in ancient Greek society
a person with certain rights and duties under a government
Rule by the people
rule by a single person
form of government in which a few people have the power
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator, the person gets power illegally
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
The Highest, most rugged landforms on earth
power passed my monarchy
father to son power
power passed by tyranny
illegally get the power over the government
20% of greece
good for farming
alexander the great
king of Mcedonia who conquered Geece, Persia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley; his conquests spread Greek culture throughout parts of 3 continents, great leader and was student or Aristotle.
evolution of democracy in Athens
!.) monarcy, govt. ruled by one, 2.) oligarchy,rule by small group of nobels 3.) tyranny,ruler who harms 4.) democracy, rule by people
who did some people prefer rule by tyrant?
they could voice their opinions without power
who was considered citizen in Athen?
any free man over 18