The Rise of Ancient Greece - Chapter 6
land surrounded by water on three sides
a long poem that tells a story
a high rocky hill where early people built cities
|City-State||a city that is also a separate, independent state|
|Aristocrat||a member of a rich and powerful family|
|Tryant||a ruler who takes power with the support of the middle and working classes|
a form of government in which citizens govern themselves
|Tribute||a payment made by a less powerful state or nation to a more powerful one|
|immortal||someone or something that lives forever|
|Oracle||a shrine where an oracular god is consulted in ancient Greece|
|philosopher||somone who used reason to understand the world|
a type of serious drama that usually ends in disaster for the main character
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