Ancient Greece, Our World
Sheltered place along a coast used to protect boats and ships
A walled hill where people of the city could seek shelter and safety during an attack.
Central area in Greek cities used both as a marketplace and as a meeting place.
Lawmaking body of government made up of a group of citizens.
Person with certain rights and responsibilities in their community.
System of government in which citizens vote to make governmental decisions.
A new culture that was a blend of Greek ideas and the traditions of Africa and Asia.
Group chosen to hear evidence and make a decision in a court of law.
A government ruled by one ruler.
Area of land almost entirely surrounded by water.
War fought between Athens and Sparta.
A type of city-state in Ancient Greece.
The helots, or farmers, revolted against the government in
Goddess of Wisdom
City-state where boys spent most of their time training to be soldiers.
Mediterranean, Aegean, and Ionian
the three seas that border Greece
peninsula on which Sparta is located
peninsula on which Athens is located.
the land is very mountainous
What makes travel by land so difficult in Greece?
The ancient Greeks planted olives and grapes because they grow well in ...
it was used for trade
Why was the Mediterranean Sea important to the Greeks?
philosophy and geometry
Some of the achievements of the Golden Age of Greece included...
The Peloponnesian Wars opened Greece to attack from...
Who won the Persian Wars?
peninsula home to Greece's best farmland and harbors
mountainous region in Southern Greece
developed an alphabet that is the basis of the one we use today
a person who has rights and responsibilities in their community
type of government where a small group of the richest and most powerful citizens controlled decision making...
long poem that tells the story of a hero or historical figure
Athens enters its "Golden Age" period after it defeated the Persians in this war
leader of creating democracy in Athens
Marble temple built by Pericles to the Goddess Athena
The search for wisdom and the right way to live
school started by Plato in Ancient Greece
Greek philosopher and student of Plato who was Alexander the Great's private tutor.
Greek philosopher who believed in a method of teaching by asking questions.
Alexander the Great
He conquered Persia, Egypt, the Middle East and Northern India before he died at the age of 33.
The leader of Athens at c. 450 B.C. He wanted all citizens to take part in government.
Famous Greek poet who created two epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, which provides information about ancient Greece.
A harbor in Egypt on the Nile that was named after Alexander, and was an important port for trade. It included an agora, theater, temples, stadium, and a gymnasium.