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Chapter 8.1 The Culture of Ancient Greece Vocabulary
Traditional stories about the deeds of gods, goddesses, & heroes that explained their world
The highest mountain in Greece, where the ancient Greeks believed many of their gods and goddesses lived
a sacred shrine where a god or goddess revealed the future through a priest or a priestess
Oracle to Apollo in Greece
long poems that tell the stories of heroes
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey
Greek slave who wrote fables
a short tale that teaches a lesson
story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the story
a play in which a person struggles to overcome difficulties but fails. They had unhappy endings
a play in which the story ends happily
Greek writer of tragedies; used three actors
writer, used regular people instead of Gods, and tried to answer real life questions in playwrite
What supported many Greek buildings?