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  1. a central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place
  2. highest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state
  3. Greek word for city-state
  4. a state of extreme confusion and disorder
  5. Aristocrat who seized power of Athens in 560 B.C. (6th Century) Built up trade, thus enriching Athens. Instituted a policy of transferring land from the nobles back to the peasants, gaining support from the lower classes. Under his leadership, the olive oil trade exploded, increasing the wealth Greece.

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  1. democracya central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place

          

  2. SolonAthenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt

          

  3. PlutarchGreek biographer of the first to early second century AD. Author of Parallel Lives which compared famous men of classical Greece and republican Rome.

          

  4. helotsSlaves to the Spartans that revolted and nearly destroyed Sparta in 650 B.C.E.

          

  5. archons9 rulers who served a 1 year term in office and appointed all other officials and made all the laws. The laws were never written down and were interpreted and applied by judges, or a group of nobles.

          

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