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Athens- Chapter 2 and 3

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Sacred Gate
outlet for stream, access from Athens to all parts of Greece
Themistocles
architect who built of Navy and harbors
Triremes
Athens finest military technology
Attic feet
unit of Measurement metras/feet
Long Walls
walls built around athens, connect athens to piraeus
Democracy
all citizens voted by the the ekklesia
Agora
marketplace, main center of city
Monarchy
Government by a single, sovereign ruler.
Oligarchy
aristocratic rule
Archon
3 were selected every 10 years- 1 for religious dutys, 1 for leading war, 1 for court
Solon
the Greek statesman and poet Solon (active 594 B.C.) formulated an influential code of laws and has been regarded as the founder of Athenian democracy
Tyranny
cruel and unjust use of power
Cleisthenes
divided Athens into 10 new tribes - ostracism
Ekklesia
the asssembly of at ( and at least 6000) citizens to vote on exiling certain people
Herms
rectangular collum with head of Hermes
Scapegoat
person or object took blame for crimes against religion when the vialater was unknown
Jury
picked randomly - always an odd number
Socrates
ancient Athenian philosopher
democracy
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them