Was Every Polis State Centred on a Polis Town?

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  • Mogens Hermann Hansen

Ordet polis i betydningen stat bruges i arkaiske og klassiske kilder udelukkende om en stat, der havde en polis i betydningen by som sit urbane centrum

In Archaic and Classical sources the word polis in the sense of state was  invariably used about a state that was centred on a polis in the urban sense.

 

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Return of the Polis. The Use and Meanings of the Word Polis in Archaic and Classical Sources : Papers form the Copenhagen polis Centre 8
EditorsMogens Herman Hansen
Number of pages15
Volume198
Place of PublicationStuttgart
PublisherFranz Steiner Verlag
Publication date2007
Pages52-66
ISBN (Print)978-3-515-09054-4
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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