By Mogens Herman Hansen, Thomas Heine Nielsen
This is often the 1st lexicon of all identifiable Greek urban states of the Archaic and Classical classes (c.650-325 BC). in this time, the japanese Mediterranean used to be ruled by means of Greeks who shared an identification according to language, faith, and traditions; even if, the Greek global was once divided politically into a few 1,500 urban states, every one which includes an city heart with its speedy hinterland. This publication comprises descriptions of 1,035 of those urban states, prepared sector by way of zone.
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