City-state sentence example
Greek culture had been the product of the city-state, and Hellenism could not be dissevered from the city.
To a Greek it suggested the assembly of freeborn citizens in a city state.
The only difference from the territorial nation state is that the city state protected trade routes rather than conquered large tracts of territory.
Instead of the comparatively simple expedients of the barbarian monarchies, as indicated above, the Athenian city state by degrees developed a rather complex revenue system.
On the whole, however, he adhered to the Greek city-state (7rOXts), partly perhaps out of patriotism to his own Stagira.Advertisement
The year before his birth, France had bought Corsica from the Italian city-state of Genoa.
The need for philosophy, he thought, began with the break-up of the harmony of the polis, the ancient Greek city-state.
The Spartans are trying to fight the independent city-state of Arcadia which is powerful in its own right.
It is true that he confined his interest to the fortunes of the city state and neglected the wider diffusion of the Greek culture, but this is after all merely a criticism of the title of the book.
Hellenism had been the product of the free life of the Greek city-state, and after Chaeronea the great days of the city-state were past.Advertisement
Gorgias and Protagoras are only representatives of what was really a universal tendency to abandon dogmatic theory and take refuge in practical matters, and especially, as was natural in the Greek city-state, in the civic relations of the citizen.