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polis
A different word for City-State
acropolis
High city built on a hilltop, with great temples dedicated to gods and goddesses
monarchy
A government in which a king or queen exersises central power
aristocracy
Rule by landholding elite
oligrachy
Government in which ruling power belongs to a few people
phalanx
A massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers
helot
Member of class of state-owned slaves in ancient Sparta
democracy
Government by the people
tyrant
People who gained power by force
legislature
Law making body, that debated laws before deciding to approve or reject them
Peloponnesus
blu
Solon
ble
Cleisthenes
ble
Zues
bel
alliance
bel