Glossary of keywords

Below are some words that you will come across when you are researching. Make note and add to them.
  • Acropolis: The central area of a Greek city-state, which is built on high ground

  • Agora: a market place in the middle of a Greek city

  • Citizen: a legally recognised person of Athens. A person was recognised as a citizen if they were born a free male and were over 18 years old

  • Democracy: a system of government in which the run by the chosen citizens

  • Minoans: the name of the people who lived on the island of Crete

  • Mycenaeans: the name of the people who lived in southern Greece

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