Polis Sentence Examples
The lands through which Io is to travel are devoid of the civil and religious institutions of the classical Greek polis and oikos.
The need for philosophy, he thought, began with the break-up of the harmony of the polis, the ancient Greek city-state.
Dr. Ma concentrates on ancient Greek history; his particular interests are Asia Minor, Greek epigraphy and the Hellenistic polis.
Ekholm and Arrhenius (84) claim to have established the existence of a tropical lunar period, and a 25.929-day period; while P. Polis (85) considers a synodic lunar period probable.
The future belonged to any power that could combine the advantages of both systems, could make a state larger than the Greek polis, and animated by a spirit equal to that of the Greek soldier.Advertisement
He quotes Fenelon and Addison, "deux esprits polis et doux, de la meme famille litteraire," as expressing their admiration for the inimitable beauty and naturalness of one of his scenes.
Follow the coast northwards from Paphos and you'll come across the charming village of Latchi and Polis.
The Hellenistic City This course explores the role of the city, the Greek polis, in the Hellenistic world.
When the plays were performed for the entire democratic polis the experiences of audience members were, of necessity, not equal.
Agde is a place of great antiquity and is said to have been founded under the name of agathe polis (Good City) by the Phocaeans.Advertisement
The best you can hope fur is that they call the polis, the worst is that you'll get yer heid kicked in.
In the Tabula Peutingeriana it appears as Prisca, in the Antonine Itinerary as Serantaprista, in the Notitia as Seragintaprista and in Ptolemy as Priste Polis.
Among the "identificationists" there are two schools, one placing the town at Polis on the west coast in the northern half of the island (Leake, Gladstone, &c.), and the other at Aeto on the isthmus.