land surrounded by water on three sides
land taken by one country with its settlers
Greek city-state including the city and the land around it
people conquered by the Spartans and forced to become slaves
central marketplace in the city
hill-top fortress meaning "high city"
government system ruled by a king or queen
government run by one ruler forced by the military
government ruled by a few people-usually from rich and powerful families
a government run by the peple
group of citizens in a democracy that makes up the laws
stories about gods and goddessess
long and beautiful story poems-Homer-usually about heroes
serious play about life with a sad ending
funny play with happy endings performed late in the day
searching for answers to deep questions-"love of wisdom"