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100

A Greek city-state.

What is -opolis?

100

Land feature affected the development of the Greek city-state.

What are mountains?

100

Rich landowners.

Who are aristocrats?

100

Created strict laws to prevent a government overthrow.

Who is Draco?

100

life

What is bios?

200

People who have the right to participate in government.

What is a citizen?

200

Traded around the Mediterranean and ended partly because of volcanic activity.

What do the Minoans and the Mycenaeans have in common?

200

Rule by a few people.

What is an oligarchy?

200

Created new laws not as strict as Draco's and gave rights to nonaristocrats. 

Who is Solon?

200

ruler

What is archos?

300

A person who rules alone, usually through military force.

What is a tyrant?

300
Lived on Crete.

Who were the Minaons?

300

Referring to a period of great achievements.

What is a Classical period?
300

Tyrant who unified Athens and made improvements.

Who is Perisistratus?

300

small

What is micros?

400

Rule by the people.

What is a democracy?

400

Lived on the Greek mainland and spoke Greek.

Who were the Mycenaeans?

400

Stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the world works.

What is mythology?

400

Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, and Athena.

Who are some of the main Greek gods and godesses?

400

earth

What is geos?

500

Stories that teach lessons.

What are fables?

500

Made people feel safe, so they could focus on activities like colonization and trade.

What is a polis?

500

A fortress of a Greek city up on a high hill.

What is an acropolis?

500

Homer

Who is the author of the Iliad?

500
few

What is oligos?

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