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Ancient Greece

Across
The famous poet that wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey
The king of Macedonia that was assassinated
Someone who uses their mind and reason to explain the world
A widespread disease
A public market and meeting place in an ancient Greek city
The Parthenon was built as a tribute to the goddess _____________.
A ruler who takes power with the support of the middle and working class; not necessarily cruel and violent
To murder for political reasons
Archimedes discovered that a ___________ and lever can be used to lift very heavy objects.
A high rocky hill on which early people built cities
The most famous Hellenistic city; located in Egypt
Most of Greece is covered in ____________ which added natural protection from invaders.
A type of serious play that often ends in disaster for the main character
A payment made to a powerful nation by a less powerful nation for support and military protection
The Greeks thought that people from ____________ were barbarians.
A city with its own traditions, government, and laws
Down
Someone or something that can live forever
Describing Greek culture after the death of Alexander the Great
A person considered to be wild and uncivilized
The cutting off of an area by an enemy; closes an area to travel and trade
A Greek princess thought to be kidnapped by Prince Paris of Troy
An area of land surrounded by water on at least three sides
A member of a rich and powerful family
____________ had a very strong navy.
The famous Greek scientist known for developing geometry.
A long poem that tells a complex story
______________ had a very strong infantry
A form of government in which citizens have power and govern themselves
The king of all Greek gods
Athletic competition originally held in Greece to honor Zeus