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peninsula
land surrounded on 3 sides by water
harbor
sheltered place along a coast
Strait of Gibraltar
separates Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
Attica
tiny, wedge-shaped Greek peninsula
Pelopennesus
claw-shaped Greek peninsula
Crete
largest Greek island
colony
territories controlled by a distantgovernment
Dido
Phoenician princess who founded Carthage
Carthage
Greek colony; later became center of Phoenicia life
Tyre
Phoenicia's main city
polis
Greek word for city-state
acropolis
large hill in center of Greek cities
agora
Greek marketplace and meeting place
oligarchy
small group of rich and powerful citizens control government
monarchy
one person (king or queen) controls government