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The three climate zones on the earth

Frigid, temperate, torrid

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Typically the largest gathering place in the Greek city-state

Theater

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The place men practiced sports

Gymnasium

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A long race track

Stadium

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The marketplace

Agora

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A singing poet

Bard

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Large group of foot soldiers armed with shields and spears trained to move together

Phalanx

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Greece is located on this peninsula

Balkan

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Alexander the great empire extended as far east as

India

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Independent cities that made up Greece in ancient times

City-states

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These people did all of the work in Sparta

Helots

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The book of the Bible in which Alexander the great's short life was prophesied

Daniel

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Torrid means this

Scorching

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The climate zone that is neither too hot nor too cold

Temperate zone

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Weather conditions of a region over a period of many years

Climate

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Conditions such as temperature and precipitation which change from day today make up a part a region's.....

Weather

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The amount of rain, snow, or sleet an area receives

Precipitation

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This body of water cuts Greece almost in half

The Gulf of Corinth

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The alphabet the Greeks borrowed and added vowels to

Phoenician

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A blind singing poet of Ancient Greece

Homer

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A philosopher concerned with finding the best way to live

Socrates

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A freed slave who wrote fables

Aesop

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The name of Alexander the Great's father who conquered most of Greece

Philip II

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Greek god who was honored by the Olympic Games

Zeus

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The city-state that was first to become powerful

Sparta

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Philosophers and foreigners were not welcome here

Sparta

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This city-state was the greatest cultural center in ancient Greece

Athens

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At age 7 boys began training to become soldiers

Sparta

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At age 7 boys began training to become good citizens

Athens

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This is where the idea of democracy was developed

The city-state of Athens