Ancient Greece 14 Word Set 2018-19
Terms in this set (14)
The belief in more than one god
Land that is surrounded by water on 3 sides Examples: Peloponnesus and Attica
A self-governing city and the lands surrounding it Examples: Sparta and Athens
A government run by the people, in which citizens make the laws
Athens was the 1st.
Used for cooking, lighting homes and making soap
The study of nature and the purpose of life Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle studied this
Gown-like outer clothing, with or without sleeves and sometimes belted, worn by Greeks
A government ruled by a king or queen
Rule by one!
The basic law-making body in a democracy (group of citizens)
An important leader who helped spread democracy
Created 'trial by jury'
Ordered the construction of the Parthenon•
Stories about the gods and goddesses
Built in honor of Athena
Pericles ordered its construction
First held in 776 BC
Originally a festival to honor Zeus
Alexander the Great
King who helped spread Greek culture
Created a HUGE empire