watercolor paintings done on wet plaster
a city and its surrounding land and villages
a manner of speech that is vivid and persuasive
Greek poem that gives us information about the Trojan War
blind poet; credited with writing the Iliad and the Odyssey
early group of people to the Aegean Sea area; mainland was the island of Crete; created frescoes
early people to the Aegean Sea; spoke Greek; successful sea traders; involved in the Trojan War
early people to the Aegean Sea; subsistence level of living; warriors
war between the Greeks and the Trojans; started over control of the strait connecting the Mediterranean and Black seas
a narrow water passage
Greek term for city-state
high city; highest part in a Greek city
free residents; responsible for city's success
battle formation of heavily armed foot soldiers
A government in which a hereditary ruler exercises central power.
rule by a hereditary landholding elite
power is in the hands of a small, wealthy elite
a government by the people
people who gained power by force
lawmaking body; approved or rejected laws
art of skillful speaking; speaking with the ability to persuade others
a vote to banish or send away a public figure whom they saw as a threat to their democracy
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