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philosopher
someone who uses reason to understand the world; in Greece, the earliest philosopher used a reason to explain natural events
plague
a widespread of disease
blockade
an action taken to isolate an enemy and cut off its supplies
peninsula
an area of land almost completely surrounded by water and connected to the mainland by a narrow strip of land
democracy
a form of government in which citizens govern themselves
aristocrat
a member of a rich and powerful family
slavery
condition of being owned by, and forced to work for, someone else
tragedy
a type of serious drama that usually ends in disaster for the main character
vendor
a seller of goods
assassinate
to murder for political reasons
helot
a member of a certain class of servants in ancient Sparta
Athens
a city-state in ancient Greece; the capital of modern day Greece
hellenistic
describing Greek history or culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including the 3 main kingdoms formed by the breakup of Alexander's empire
agora
a public market and meeting place in ancient Greek city; the agora of Athens when spelled with a capital A
barbarian
a wild and uncivilized person
tyrant
a ruler who takes power by force
acropolis
the fortified or strengthened hill of an ancient Greek city
peloponnesian war
a war fought between Athens and Sparta in ancient Greece, involving almost every other Greek city-state
oracle
in ancient Greece, a sacred site where a god or goddess was consulted; any priest or priestess who spoke for the gods
Alexander the Great
king of Macedonia from 336 BC to 323 BC; conqueror of Persia and Egypt and invader of India

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