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Greek History Terms for Western Civilization

Greek history terms like Gods and Goddesses and other thing like that.
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Tyrant
Someone who gains power by force
Marathon
A plain north od Athens
Themistocles
The Athenian leader
Delian League
A position of leadership
Aspasia
An educated foreign
Alliance
A formal agreement between two or more nations to one anothers defense
Direct Democracy
The people would take part in gov't
Stipend
A fixed salary
Jury
A group of citizens who have the right to judge
Ostracism
Banning a public figure
Peloponnesus
The southern part of Greece
Zeus
Most powerful olympian and king of the Gods
Acropolis
High city
Monarchy
A gov't with a king or queen
Aristocracy
Rule by landholding elite
Oligarchy
Power is in small hands
Phalanx
Heavily armed foot soldiers
Helot
State owned slaves
Democracy
Gov't by the people
Legislature
A law making body