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Polis - Ancient Greek City-State
Definition: The polis (plural, poleis) was the ancient Greek city-state. The word politics comes from this Greek word. In the ancient world, the polis was a nucleus,  ...
Athens - About the Ancient Polis of Athens - Ancient / Classical History
The ancient polis of Athens was the cultural center of ancient Greece and the birthplace of democracy.
Argos - About the Greek Polis - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
Argos was a polis of the Peloponnese in ancient Greece.
Thebes - The Greek Polis of Thebes - Ancient / Classical History
Thebes was an important area of ancient Greece separating Boeotia from Attica that vied for power with the other major Greek poleis and has a rich mythological  ...
Athens - Greek Polis of Athens
Athens is the polis of Greece associated with the great dramatists and the development of democracy.
Sparta - Rise to Power of the Greek Polis of Sparta
Jun 22, 1999 ... Sparta was the other leading polis of ancient Greece. Because of the lifestyle of the citizens of Sparta, the word Spartan now refers to a life free ...
7 Points to Know About Ancient Greek Government
The technical, much-used term for these city-states is poleis (the plural of polis). We're familiar with the governments of the 2 leading poleis, Athens and Sparta.
Delphi - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
Multipurpose: Delphi, renowned for its sanctuary and the oracle of Apollo, was a city in the ancient Greek polis of Phocis. It was located on the southern slope of ...
Sparta - The Other Major Greek Polis - Ancient / Classical History
Sparta. Lycurgus of Sparta. Clipart.com. Resources on Sparta, the ancient Greek polis renowned for the severity of its lifestyle and military training, including:.
Wealthiest Members of Congress - List of the 10 Wealthiest ...
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is one of 261 millionaire members of Congress, according to an analysis of personal wealth conduct by the Center for Responsive Politics.
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