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  1. highest and most fortified point within a Greek city-state
  2. Aristocrat who seized power of Athens in 560 B.C. (6th Century) Built up trade, thus enriching Athens. Instituted a policy of transferring land from the nobles back to the peasants, gaining support from the lower classes. Under his leadership, the olive oil trade exploded, increasing the wealth Greece.
  3. Greek word for city-state
  4. A large, almost landlocked arm of the Atlantic Ocean touching Europe, Asia, and Africa.
  5. system of government in which all 'citizens' (however defined) have equal political and legal rights, privileges, and protections, as in the Greek city-state of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. hoplite
    Heavily armored Greek infantryman of the Archaic and Classical periods who fought in the close-packed phalanx formation. _____________ armies-militias composed of middle- and upper-class citizens supplying their own equipment. Famously defeated superior numbers of opponents by fighting as a unit.

          

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

          

  4. PlutarchGreek biographer of the first to early second century AD. Author of Parallel Lives which compared famous men of classical Greece and republican Rome.

          

  5. CleisthenesAristocrat who seized power of Athens in 560 B.C. (6th Century) Built up trade, thus enriching Athens. Instituted a policy of transferring land from the nobles back to the peasants, gaining support from the lower classes. Under his leadership, the olive oil trade exploded, increasing the wealth Greece.