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Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Greece that is violently opposed to imperialism and capitalism and NATO and the United States; an active terrorist group during the 1980s 17 November , Revolutionary Organization 17 November
ancient town on a promontory in western Greece Actium
arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia Aegean , Aegean Sea
festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes agon
marketplace in ancient Greece agora
place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece agora , public square
king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC) Alexander , Alexander the Great
association of neighboring states or tribes in ancient Greece; established originally to defend a common religious center amphictyony
department of Greece in the central Peloponnese Arcadia
ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC Argos
capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess) Athens , Athinai , capital of Greece , Greek capital
autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century Athos , Mount Athos
territory of Athens in ancient Greece Attica
orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus ( Bacchanalia , Dionysia
battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece battle of Cynoscephalae , Cynoscephalae
Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece battle of Leuctra , Leuctra
famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece battle of Thermopylae , Thermopylae
district of ancient Greece northwest of Athens Boeotia
two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome chariot
island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece Chios , Khios
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