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Polis
A greek City State
Legislature
lawmaking body, that debated laws befor deciding to approve or reject them.
Aristocarcy
A rule by a landholding elite.
(upper class)
Tyrant
People who gained power by force
Strait
A narrow water passages, that connect the Mediterranean and black Seas.
Rhetoric
The art of skillful speaking.
Monarchy
A government in which a king or queen excercise central power is monarcy.
Oligarchy
A form of government.Power is in the hands of a small,powerful elite, usually from the business class.
Acropolis
High city, with its great temples dedicated to different gods and goddesses.
Direct Democracy
In which a large number of male citizens took part in the day-to-day affairs of government
Democracy
government by the people.
Phalanx
Was a massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers.