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Ancient Greece and the Greek World
Terms in this set (22)
a group of warriors standing close together in a square
Father of medicine; a famous Greek doctor
Socrates' most well-known pupil. Founded an academy in Athens.
a unit of soldiers who ride horses
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
People who have the right to participate in government
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the world works
Father of democracy
A Greek famous for his fables
A large temple dedicated to the goddess Athena on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. It was built in the 5th century BCE, during the Athenian golden age.
An agreement to work together
A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city
Sea that is to the east of Greece
God of the sea
Homer's great epic that tells the story of the Trojan War
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great
Greek philosopher; socratic method--questioning; sentenced to death for corrupting Athens youth
Father of geometry
a public open space used for assemblies, religious gatherings, and markets
Alexander the Great
Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire to the Indus Valley. He admired Greek culture and ideas and spread them across the Middle East, founding many Greek-style cities.