City-state sentence example

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  • Greek culture had been the product of the city-state, and Hellenism could not be dissevered from the city.
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  • To a Greek it suggested the assembly of freeborn citizens in a city state.
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  • 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.
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  • The only difference from the territorial nation state is that the city state protected trade routes rather than conquered large tracts of territory.
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  • The year before his birth, France had bought Corsica from the Italian city-state of Genoa.
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  • On the whole, however, he adhered to the Greek city-state (7rOXts), partly perhaps out of patriotism to his own Stagira.
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  • 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.
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  • The need for philosophy, he thought, began with the break-up of the harmony of the polis, the ancient Greek city-state.
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  • The Spartans are trying to fight the independent city-state of Arcadia which is powerful in its own right.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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