An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis by Mogens Herman Hansen, Thomas Heine Nielsen

By Mogens Herman Hansen, Thomas Heine Nielsen

This is often the 1st lexicon of all identifiable Greek urban states of the Archaic and Classical sessions (c.650-325 BC). in this time, the jap Mediterranean used to be ruled through Greeks who shared an identification in keeping with language, faith, and traditions; even though, the Greek global used to be divided politically into a few 1,500 urban states, every one including an city middle with its quick hinterland. This e-book comprises descriptions of 1,035 of those urban states, prepared zone through quarter.

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Thumb and Scherer (1959) 335 ⅓337 13a; Morpurgo Davies (1963) 262. 2 Frisk (1970) 576–77; Monier-Williams (1899) 635: “pur, ‹ f. a rampart, wall, stronghold, fortress, castle, city, town”. See Strunk (1970) 2. 3 It is misleading when Benveniste (1973) 298 claims: “we have thus here an old Indo-European term, which in Greek, and only in Greek, has taken on the sense of ‘town, city’, then ‘state’ ”. In Sanskrit p‹ur certainly developed the meaning “town”, “city”, and since many of these cities were actually states, I would not preclude that the word may take on the sense of “state” or “political community” as well.

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