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A stretch of land that expands southward into the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea.

Balkan Peninsula

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

Mediterranean sea

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the sea that separates Greece from Asia Minor.

Aegean sea

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the western edge of Asia.

Asia Minor

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the sea that separates Western Greece from Southeastern Italy.

lonian sea

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an island in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea; the center of Minoan civilization.

Crete

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an early city-state of Greece.

Mycenae

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ancient Greek philosopher and disciples of Socrates who was one of the most famous thinkers of ancient Greece.

Plato

9

Legendary King of the Minoan civilization in Crete.

King Minos

10

an outdoor marketplace in ancient Greece.

agora

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valuable taken in war.

plunder