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Peninsula
Land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Colony
A territory that is under the control of another, usually distant, contry.
Attica
Pennisula in east-central Greece, on the Aegean Sea.
Peloponnesus
A peninsula in southern Greece, between the lonian and Aegean seas.
Crete
A greek island in the eastern Mediterraen Sea, southeast of France.
Rhodes
The second largest of the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea.
Phoenicia
An ancient sea power located on the eastern shire of the Mediterraen ZSea.
Polis
A city-state in ancient Greece.
Helot
The people conquered by Sparta who were forced to live as slaves.
Agora
The central marketplace in ancient Athens and the site of numerous temples and government buildings.
Acropolis
A hilltop fortess in ancient Athens.
Herodotus
Greek historian; known as the "father of history;" observed the Persian Wars.
Sparta
An ancient city located on the tip of the Peloponessus.
Athens
The capital of Greece in the eastern part of the country.