The continent on which Europe Greece was located.

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Greece Vocabulary
Europe
The continent on which
Greece was located.
Acropolis
High city
Parthenon
The temple built for
Athena in Athens that is
located on the Acropolis.
Olympic Games
Athletic contests held
every four years which
included long jump, running,
chariot races, javelin throw,
discus throw, etc.
City-State
The city and the
surrounding farms, villages,
and houses.
Civilization
A group of people who come
together to share their
culture, to develop and use
written language and to
form a government.
Mediterranean
Sea
Grapes, Olives
and Wheat
The main body of water
that surrounds Greece.
The main products that
were grown by farmers in
Greece.
Athens
Irrigation
Gods and
Goddesses
Zeus
Sparta
Direct
Democracy
Mount Olympus
Olympia
One of the main city states
in Greece – birthplace of
democracy – valued
education and art.
A form of watering crops
used by the Greeks where
ditches are dug from
streams into fields
Were worshiped by the
people of Greece
King of the gods
One of the main city states
– valued strength in men
and women
A form of government run
by the people where all
citizens get a vote
Where the Greeks believed
that the Gods lived
Where the first Olympics
were held
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