Athens

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highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court) Areopagus
hill to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court Areopagus
(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva Athena , Athene , Pallas , Pallas Athena , Pallas Athene
resident of Athens Athenian
dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens Attic , Classical Greek
territory of Athens in ancient Greece Attica
district of ancient Greece northwest of Athens Boeotia
modern Greek port near the site of the ancient city that was second only to Athens Corinth , Korinthos
gateway on the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found Dipylon , Dipylon gate
collection of classical Greek marble sculptures and fragments of architecture created by Phidias; chiefly from the Parthenon in Athens Elgin Marbles
main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture Parthenon
war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431-404 BC Peloponnesian War
Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC) Pericles
school established by Plato in ancient Athens Plato's Academy
Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC) Themistocles
(Greek mythology) a hero and king of Athens who was noted for his many great deeds: killed Procrustes and the Minotaur and defeated the Amazons and united Attica Theseus
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