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Greek city-state

Polis

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legal member of a country or city-state

Citizen

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"high city" in Greek; the upper part of an ancient Greek city, where public buildings and the city's defenses were located

Acropolis

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art and practice of government

Politics

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hereditary class of rulers, Greek for "rule by the best people"

Aristocracy

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land area almost surrounded by water

Peninsula

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an area of land that is part of a continent

Mainland

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Greek poet who wrote the epics the lliad and odyssey

Homer

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a highly advanced civilization that had a writing system and running water

Minoans

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governed by a monarchy and was later destroyed by the Dorians

Mycenaeans

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Polis had three kinds of inhabitants

citizens, woman and free foreigners, slaves

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government headed by a king

Monarchy