Greek History Terms for Western Civilization

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Greek history terms like Gods and Goddesses and other thing like that.

Tyrant

Someone who gains power by force

Marathon

A plain north od Athens

Themistocles

The Athenian leader

Delian League

A position of leadership

Aspasia

An educated foreign

Alliance

A formal agreement between two or more nations to one anothers defense

Direct Democracy

The people would take part in gov't

Stipend

A fixed salary

Jury

A group of citizens who have the right to judge

Ostracism

Banning a public figure

Peloponnesus

The southern part of Greece

Zeus

Most powerful olympian and king of the Gods

Acropolis

High city

Monarchy

A gov't with a king or queen

Aristocracy

Rule by landholding elite

Oligarchy

Power is in small hands

Phalanx

Heavily armed foot soldiers

Helot

State owned slaves

Democracy

Gov't by the people

Legislature

A law making body

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