a piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
Examples: Peloponnesus, Florida, Italy
a piece of land that is completely surrounded by water
Examples: Martha's Vineyard, Crete
a government which puts the decision-making power in the hands of one person
a government in which the decisions are made by a small, select group of people
a government in which all citizens make decisions by voting
a single person who seizes power by force
A prediction about the future; also the person who makes such a prediction, believed to come from a god or ancestor
The pursuit of wisdom through intellectual investigation and moral discipline; the love of wisdom
The art and science of designing and constructing buildings
A resident of a city or town, especially one allowed to vote and enjoy other privileges there.
The fortified (protected) height or citadel of an ancient Greek city.
A person considered by the Greeks as uncivilized; a non-Greek