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Ancient Greece Study Guide
Ancient great study guide
Paintings done on wet plaster walls.
rulers who seized power by force but who ruled with the peoples support.
Believed to have writen Athens first written law code.
Study of public speaking and debating.
A great general, orator, and statesman who held public office.
Greek word for city-state
Greek city-states controlled by nobles
People living in Athens who were not Athenian citizens, who could work and who paid taxes but were not allowed to own land or take part in governments.
study of what is good and bad and of moral duty
believed that every person had some "spark" of the divine within.
Hill or mountain in Greece that included a fort as well as temples and other public buildings.
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
settled in the disputes between creditors and debtors by erasing the debts
Female lyric poet from the island of Lesbos
traditional stories about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
rule by an elite few
Seized power in Athens and turned it into a democracy
Athenian men who opened schools for boys to study government, mathematics, ethics, and rhetoric.
Special places when the ancient Greeks believed gods spoke through priests and priestesses
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
In ancient Greece, a male slave who taught young boys manners
The beleif that the meaning of life is to seek pleasure