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  1. 9 rulers who served a 1 year term in office and appointed all other officials and made all the laws. The laws were never written down and were interpreted and applied by judges, or a group of nobles.
  2. Greek word for city-state
  3. An Athenian statesman from 515-495 B.C.E. who became a ruler that encouraged a more democratic system of government
  4. a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
  5. Greek biographer of the first to early second century AD. Author of Parallel Lives which compared famous men of classical Greece and republican Rome.

5 True/False questions

  1. pandemoniuma state of extreme confusion and disorder


  2. acropolisGreek word for city-state


  3. helotsAthenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt


  4. phalanx
    term for the battle formation of Greek hoplites; it consisted of tightly packed rows of hoplites, typically 8 ranks deep. The formation was suited for fighting on level ground but did not work well in difficult terrain.


  5. agorafive officials in ancient Sparta who were elected for one-year terms to make sure the king stayed within the law