Polis sentence example

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  • The lands through which Io is to travel are devoid of the civil and religious institutions of the classical Greek polis and oikos.
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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 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.
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  • Dr. Ma concentrates on ancient Greek history; his particular interests are Asia Minor, Greek epigraphy and the Hellenistic polis.
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  • 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.
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  • Follow the coast northwards from Paphos and you'll come across the charming village of Latchi and Polis.
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  • When the plays were performed for the entire democratic polis the experiences of audience members were, of necessity, not equal.
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  • 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.
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  • The Hellenistic City This course explores the role of the city, the Greek polis, in the Hellenistic world.
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  • 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.
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  • The best you can hope fur is that they call the polis, the worst is that you'll get yer heid kicked in.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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