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1

The Iliad and the Odyssey were written down around _________.

725 B.C.

2

ethnos

tribal-state

3

Oikos

The household; the central social unit of the Dark Ages in Greece

4

Archaic Revolution Key Points

  • Writing-down of epic poetry
  • Emergence of the polis
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5

Delphi, temple to Apollo, sacred space and one of the most important institutions to emerge in Greece before the Classical period.

6

When were the Olympic Games founded?

776 b.c.

7

Tyranny (in the world of ancient Greece)

Someone who has reached supreme power but was not elected to it (the power was seized). Rule could be good or bad.

8

demagogue

a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power