Terms in this set (9)
Who qualified for citizenship in Greek culture?
Free, land owning males that where born in the polis
Who ran the Greek city-states?
What were the reasons the Mycenaean civilization began to collapse?
They fought each other and earth quakes
Which civilization was the first to arise in ancient Greece?
Describe a Greek city-state.
It was made up of a town or city and the surrounding areas, it also had a polis
Describe an agora.
It was a large open areas often used as a market place, or a place for people to discussed and debate ideas
Describe a phalanx.
during battles hoplites would line up in rows shoulder to shoulder, they would march forward and raise their shields over their head
Describe a colony. Give an example from United States history.
A group of people living in a new territory who have ties to their home land. Plymouth rock
Describe a peninsula. Give an example of one.
a land mass surrounded by water on three sides. Anatolia, Florida.