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  • 1.  a group of many islands
  • 2.  an independent area organized around and including a city. It was called a “polis” in Greek
  • 3.  the southern part of Greece, connected to the main land by a narrow strip of land
  • 4.  a narrow strip of land surrounded by water on both sides, connecting two larger areas of land.
  • 5.  an elevated (raised) fortress built at the center of Greek city-states.
  • 6.  market place near the center of a Greek city state. It served as an important gathering place, similar to a town square.
  • 7.  form of government developed by the Ancient Greeks in which power is controlled by the people.
  • 8.  the belief in and worship of many gods
  • 9.  a play about a serious topic, such as death or suffering
  • 10.  a light hearted or amusing play with a happy ending
  • 11.  the top of an architectural column
  • 12.  the most recognizable feature of Greek architecture, a straight pillar used to support the weight of the building and create a grand entrance
  • 13.  a story that taught a lesson, usually using animals that talk and act human.
  • 14.  A period in a society’s history marked by great achievement.
  • 15.  City state in Greece that focused on developing the mind
  • 16.  Greek city-state that focused on developing the body. Wanted a strong army
  • 17.  Greek-like Hellenistic culture helped shape life in Egypt, central Asia, and other parts of the world
  • 18.  Most famous leader in Athenian leader Wanted people to be proud of their city Emphasized the greatness of Athenian democracy Worked to make the city beautiful Hired artists to decorate the monuments
  • 19.  Socrates Plato Aristotle