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1 Glossary

2  Government in which one person has uncontrolled or unlimited authority over others

3  A natural formation or structure that prevents or hinders movement or action

4  Figures and ornamentation were drawn on the natural clay surface of a vase in glossy black pigment; the finishing details were incised into the black.

5  Geographical boundaries

6  An independent state consisting of a city and surrounding land

7  A relatively high level of cultural and technological development relating to the ancient Greek and Roman world

8  The most ornate of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture characterized by a slender fluted column having an ornate bell-shaped capital decorated with acanthus leaves.

9 The spread of cultural elements from one area or group of people to others by contact

10  A god or goddess, divine character or nature

11  Government by the people

12  Land that is usually sparse vegetation

13 A country, government, or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator

14  Form of government in which people collectively make decisions for themselves

15  Is characteristic of classical Greek architecture. This style of column tapers at the top, is generally fluted and has a simple squared capital (top or crown) and no base.

16 To ship (commodities) to other countries or places for sale and/or exchange

17 Form or system of rule by which a state, community, etc., is governed

18  One of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture, characterized by two opposed volutes in the capital. The column has scroll-shaped ornaments on the capital, or top. Stands on a base of stacked disks, shafts are usually fluted, but can be plain

19 To bring in commodities from other countries or places for sale and/or exchange

20  Land completely surrounded by water

21  Anything handed down from the past

22  Form of government in which total sovereignty is invested in one person

23  A landmass that projects upward, higher than a hill

24  Form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique

25  Temporary banishment of a citizen, decided upon by popular vote

26  Land surrounded by three sides of water

27  The rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct

28  Flat land

29  The doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods

30  A strong, vitreous, translucent ceramic material

31  Were painted in glossy black pigment in silhouette on the orange- red surface of the vase; details were added largely by incising. In the red-figure style, decoration was also outlined in black, but the background outside the outline was filled in with black, leaving the figures red

32  Form of government founded on the principle of elected individuals representing the people

33  Any of various instruments for measuring and recording the vibrations of earthquakes

34  Form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler

35  A route followed by traders for the exchange of goods

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