They were separated by mountains
They were hostile to each other
They had different gods
They traded with different countries
Women could vote
Slaves were made free
It was illegal to own land
All free men were citizens
Darius I conquered the Greeks at Marathon.
Xerxes burned Athens.
The Athenian navy defeated the Persians at Salamis.
Xerxes defeated the Spartans at Thermopylae.
Darius I attacked Lydia
Sparta did not like how Athens was growing
Athens attacked Sparta
Pericles died of the plague
Were held every year
Gave gold medals as prizes
Were held in Sparta
Were open to athletes from al the Greek city-states
The hill that Greek cities built around
The art of building
A person who has certain rights and duties because he or she lives in a particular city or town
A government that gives the people the ruling power
To grow; to stretch
A person who does hard work with his or her hands
A deadly disease that spreads quickly
To rise up against a government; to refuse to obey the people in charge
The Greek navy conquered the Persians
A person trained to take part in competitive sports
Feelings of hate or acts of war
A group of people who listen to the facts and decide if a person on trial is guilty or not guilty
A story, often about gods or goddesses, that is handed down through the years and sometimes used to explain natural events
The plain where the Athenians beat the Persian army
The temple of Athena on the Acropolis of Athens
A ruler who has complete power
To choose leaders and pass laws
They were raised to be good soldiers.
They questioned whether it was right for one person to own another.
Pericles was the leader of Athens during the Golden Age.
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