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Published: 27 January 2005

1414 Pages

ISBN: 9780198140993

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An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis

An Investigation Conducted by The Copenhagen Polis Centre for the Danish National Research Foundation

Mogens Herman Hansen and Thomas Heine Nielsen

  • The first ever fully documented study of all the identifiable Greek city states of the Archaic and Classical periods.
  • Contains comprehensive descriptions of 1,035 city states, written by experts.
  • Analyses the Greeks' own view of what constituted a polis.