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named after minos, a legendary king of crete
minoans
conquered greek mainland and crete
myceneans
Myceneans versus Troy
Trojan War
greek version of city-state
polis
city on hiltop dedicated to the gods
acropolis
market, home public buildings
main city
king or queen hold power
monarchy
ruled by a few, business class
aristocracy
rule by a few, business class
oligarchy
new method od fighting. massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers
phalanx
spartans turned the conquered people into state owned slaves
helots
male, native bown Spartans over age of 30 the debated laws before approved.
citizens
government by the people
democracy
legislature law making body
cleisthenes
loaned to farmers, more jobs for poor, lead to a weakening of the aristocracy
pisistratus