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  • But with the rise and dominance of Athens over other city-states, the dialect spoken there, Attic, all but eliminated the prior diversity of idioms used throughout the Greek-speaking Mediterranean.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Already available for review, the recovered full speeches provide "new evidence for the politics and legal practice of Greek city-states at the time of Philip of Macedon's rise to power, and historians have begun publishing papers on their findings," says Pat Easterling, Emeritus Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University.

    Reading Beneath the Lines

  • But his new boss and his patron, A. Q. Khan, were generous enough to provide him with money to soon move from a tiny apartment to a small house fifty yards from the Persian Gulf in Ajman, the tiniest of the seven city-states that make up the United Arab Emirates.


  • Niklas Blanchard wrote about the virtues of smaller city-states and how the problems with complex networks is a good argument against a large, centralized Democratic body.

    Matthew Yglesias » Size Matters

  • Ever since Aristotle's "Politics," Asian states have been viewed as "despotic," in contrast to more open democratic city-states like Athens.

    Beyond the Pharaohs

  • Only city-states like Singapore can export most of what they produce and import most of what they consume.

    Export-led growth?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "The Beast-Jewel of Mars" revolves around Shanga, translatable as "the return" or "the going-back" (The Coming of the Terrans 8), a cult "forbidden centuries ago by the city-states of Mars" (9), which has reappeared with the arrival of the earthmen.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • The Greek city-states and the values they embody are the focus of Christian Meier's rich meditation on Hellenism and its contribution to European history.

    The Greeks' Daring Experiment

  • In large part "A Culture of Freedom" is a historical survey of the era when these city-states grew and matured, the archaic era of ancient Greece the eighth century B.C. through the early fifth century B.C.

    The Greeks' Daring Experiment

  • Eighteen of the 33 artists in the show were born elsewhere: Rubens and Velazquez, Paul Bril, Jan Brueghel, Claude Lorrain and Nicolas Poussin, joining colleagues from the city-states of Bologna, Naples and Parma.

    Painting's Changing Landscapes


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