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Ancient Greece
Located on a peninsula between the waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas.
polis
Greek city-state
Athens
main city-state in Greece; the political, commercial, and cultural center of Greek civilization.
Sparta
main city-state in Greece;
those that lived there lived a very austere, highly disciplined existence. All the boys, and even some of the girls, received military training, which stressed equality but not individuality.
Draco and Solon
aristocrats who worked to create the democracy in Athens to ensure fair, equal, and open participation.
Persian Wars
united Greece against Persia. Much of Athens was destroyed, but Greece kept fighting, and the wars ended in a stalemate.
The Golden Age of Pericles
The state that Greece was able to enter with Persia held back, including peace and prosperity.
Pericles
Athenian