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Balken Peninsula

a stretched of land that extends southward into the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea

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Mediterranean Sea

a large body of water bordered by Europe, Asia, and Africa

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Aegean Sea

the sea that separates Greece from Asia Minor

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Asia Minor

the western edge of Asia

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Ionian Sea

the sea that separates Greece from southeastern Italy

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Crete

an island in the east Mediterranean Sea; the center of the Minoan civilization

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Mycenae

an early city-state of Greece

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Plato

ancient Greek philosopher and disciple of Socrates who was one the most famous thinkers of Ancient Greece

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King Minos

legendary king of the Minoan civilization in Crete

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agora

an outdoor marketplace in Ancient Greece

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plunder

valuebles taken in war