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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...
   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 buildin...
   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 Atheni...
   Socrates   Plato   Aristotle
Ancient greece vocabulary
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Ancient greece vocabulary

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

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