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Rome's enemy to the north in what is now France
Gauls
A type of government in which representatives are elected by the people
republic
Saying no to a decisiobn made by a ruling body
veto
A ruling body of three
tribunes
Control of a household by the father
patriarchy
A long poem that told of Greek heroes
epic
A god or goddess
deity
A powerful city-state which had a strong navy and a love of the arts and philosophy
Athens
Great Greek poet who wrote Illiad and Odyssey
Homer
The Greek term for city-state and its surrounding land
polis
Type of government, born in ancient Greece, in which the citizens were allowed to participate and to make imprtant decisions
democracy
The common enemy of the ancient Greeks
Xerxes
The highest part of the city where temples were often built
acropolis
A peaceful athletic contest held every four years in greece
Olympics
A temple built in Athens to honor Athena, the patron goddess
Parthenon