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Greece
an important civilization in the classical era; currently a modern country in Europe on the Mediterranean Sea.
Athens
a capital city of modern Greece
Alexander the Great
king of Macedonia
Rome
the capital of modern Italy; one of the world’s greatest ancient empires
Jesus
the base guy of Christian religion
Palestine
a historical region at the east end of the Mediterranean Sea, now divided between Israel and Jordan.
policy
methods and plans governments use to do their work
empire
a large collection of people and lands ruled by a single governor
Pax Romana
Roman peace; a 200-year period of peace that began when Augustus took power.
feudalism
a kind of society in which people worked and sometimes fought for a local lord in return for protection and the use of land.
Middle Ages
the period in European history between ancient and modern times
serf
a person who lived on and farmed a lord’s land in feudal times;