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Daily Life & Religion in Ancient Greece
Daily Life, Greek Religion, Greek Mythology, Five Defining Athenians, Myths and Legends, Greek Gods
Terms in this set (12)
In its basic sense, means "excellence" of any kind. The term may also mean "moral virtue". In ancient Greece: also the act of living up to one's full potential.
Performing the right duties for the gods, such as make public sacrifices and holding festivals for the whole community.
Greek word meaning "character". In ancient Greece, it would mean acting in the interest of the community, not just yourself, orshowing generosity towards the polis, ina ddition to good continuous customs and habits.
The word comes from the Latin verb ōrāre, "to speak" and properly refers to the priest or priestess uttering the prediction.
Of, concerning, or representing all people of Greek origin or ancestry.
Doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
Uncontrolled longing for increase in the acquisition or use: of material gain; or social value, such as status, or power.
Excessive pride in or admiration of one's own appearance or achievements.
Faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuing loyalty and support.
A member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.
Ancient running event, part of the Ancient Olympic Games and the other Panhellenic Games.
In Greek mythology, they were the pre-Olympian gods.
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