poleis


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po·leis

 (pō′lās′)
n.
Plural of polis.

poleis

(ˈpɒlaɪs)
n
(Historical Terms) the plural of polis1
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Determining when exactly something happened would have become increasingly complicated, depending on how many poleis were involved.
In contrast to the "matriarchies," the most progressive models for the imminent socio-political restructuring of Ithaka would appear to be the various cities, poleis, visited by Odysseus, but of these, only one is ultimately worthy of emulation.
takes broad aim and estimates the population in all the poleis in the Greek homeland and founded as colonies from Spain to Caucasus and from the Crimea to Libya in 334 BC, when Alexander the Great set off to conquer the Persian empire.