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Phalanx

Infantry unit armed with spears and swords that fought in close formation

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Tyrants

Leaders that champion the common people

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Helots

Spartan slaves

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Ostracism

Greek practice of voting to exile a politician for ten years

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Bards

Storytellers

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Polis

Greek city state

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Acrupolis

Fortified hills

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Agora

Public square

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Ephors

Spartan officials who manage public affairs

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Sophist

Greek tutor

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Rhetoric

Public speaking

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Olympiad

4 year interval between Olympic Games

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Hippodrome

Race track

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Republic

Government in which people elect their leaders

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Patricians

Roman aristocrats