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hoplite
a heavily armed foot soldier
phalanx
a group or body (as of troops) in compact formation
cavalry
troops mounted on horseback
aristocrat
member of the noble or privileged class
oligarchy
a government in which power is in the hands of a few
tyrant
an absolute ruler who uses authority or power harshly
democracy
a government in which the supreme power is held by the people
strategy
the science and art of military command aimed at meeting the enemy under conditions advantageous to one's own force
advance
to bring or move forward
retreat
a military withdrawal
helmet
a protective covering for the head
greaves
armor for the legs from the ankle to the knee
cuirass
a piece of closefitting armor for protecting the breast and back
archon
one of the nine cheif magistrates of ancient Athens
citizen
a person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to its protection
helots
the lowest class of serfs in Sparta
porridge
a soft food made by boiling meal of grains or legumes in milk or water
chiton
a loose garment similar to a tunic worn by both men and women in ancient Greece
agora
market place or place of assembly in ancient Greece