A Greek city-state - The fundamental politcal unit of ancient Greece after about 750 B.C.
A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city.
A government in which power is in the hand of a single person.
A government in which power is in the hand of a hereditary ruling class or nobility.
A government in which power is in the hands of a few people - especially one in which rule is based upon wealth.
In ancient Greece, a powerful individual who gained control of a city-state's government by appealing to the poor for support
Ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey.
In the society of ancient Sparta, a peasant bound to the land.
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or through representatives.
A military formation of foot soldiers armed with spears and shields.
An Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland around 2,000 B.C.
A Greek-speaking people that, according to tradition, migrated into mainland Greece after the destruction of the Mycenaean civilization.
A long narrative poem celebrating the deeds of legendary or traditional heroes.