had the goal of a strong army; used the battle cry "Return with your shield or on it!"; women received physical training so they would produce strong, healthy babies
means "rule by the few"; form of government that Athens and Sparta had in common
strong leaders who came to power and ruled in Athens
a great orator who wanted to rebuild Athens after the Persian Wars
Greek stories about gods and heros; sometimes used to explain things in nature
were human-like; immoral, jealous, vengeful, selfish
ancient Greek women
not allowed to vote or participate in government meetings
a city state that used an early form of democracy where male citizens attended meetings of the Assembly
important battle where the Greeks fought the Persians
Greek philosopher who was the first to use the scientific method; tutored Alexander the Great
the goddesses of the arts
Greek poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey
when an object appears to take a shape it doesn't really have
art form that the Greeks considered the greatest
servants who accompanied wealthy boys to school in ancient Greece
means lover of wisdom
led the Persian troops against Greece
temple on top of the Acropolis; in the Middle Ages it was used as a Christian church
used by Greeks to write on a wax coated tablet
Greek philosopher who taught his students by using questions
Greek marketplace that had open-air buildings called porches
"Father of History"
wrote an oath that is taken by many doctors
hill overlooking Athens that was the center of religious life
ancient Greek festival of athletic games
the southern portion of the Greek peninsula
A war, lasting from 431 to 404 B.C., in which Athens and its allies were defeated by Sparta and its allies
Mythical home of the highest Greek gods and goddesses
the school Plato started
comedy and tragedy
the most common types of Greek drama
the most important contribution the Greek culture gave to the Western world
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