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polisa city state in ancient Greece, especially as considered in its ideal form for philosophical purposes
citizena legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth
acropolis a citadel or fortified part of an ancient Greek city, typically built on a hill
politicsthe activities associated with the governance of a country or other area
aristocracy the highest class in certain societies, especially those holding hereditary titles or offices.
tenant farmera person who farms rented land
metica foreigner living in an ancient Greek city who had some of the privileges of citizenship
slaverythe state of being a slave
oligarchya small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
phalanxa body of troops or police officers, standing or moving in close formation
tyrannycruel and oppressive government or rule.
democracya system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives
citizenshipthe position or status of being a citizen of a particular country.
direct democracya form of democracy in which people decide
representative democracya type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people
ephorone of five senior Spartan magistrates
helota member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.
military state a state that bases its economic model on the sustainment of its armed forces
barracksa building or group of buildings used to house soldiers.
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