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