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Another gift of the Nile, papyrus is a plant used to make paper. Watch this short tutorial to see more.
Greek- person in Greece or an adjective to describe something that is from Greece
plunder- to steal or stolen goods often taken after a war
democracy- government ruled by the people
immortal- to live forever
philosopher- person who studies truth and knowledge
mercenary- hired soldier
plague- quick spreading often deadly disease
marathon- city in Ancient Greece. Also a 26.2 mile race.
gods- rulers atop Mt Olympus
myth- story usually involving a god/goddess explaining a natural event
legend- story involving a hero
aristocracy- government ruled by the rich and privileged
reason- logical way of thinking
agora- outdoor market place
Socratic Method- questioning technique used by teachers and students