During the history of Ancient Greece a total of 1,500 to 2,000 city-states were established. The most important were the following.
- Athens (1796–338 BC)
- Sparta (11th century – 195 BC)
- Corinth (7th century – 337 BC)
- Thebes (? – 338 BC)
- Eretria (? – 338 BC)
- Chalcis (? – 338 BC)
- Syracuse (734–212 BC)
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... The Moonsea Capital none Government City-states Ruler none Population 1,750,000 (est.) Races Humans, orcs, half-orcs, halflings, dwarves, ogres, gnomes The Moonsea is a region in the North of Faerûn ... is a wild, frontier area that is home to several city states that are dominated by despots, and the region doesn't have a capital ... The most notable of the city-states is Zhentil Keep at the western end, the greatest base of operations of the once-secret society of the Zhentarim Mulmaster in the southeast Phlan Melvaunt on the northern ...
... new republics appeared in the late Middle Ages when a number of small states embraced republican systems of government ... These were generally small, but wealthy, trading states, like the Italian city-states and the Hanseatic League, in which the merchant class had risen to prominence ... Knud Haakonssen has noted that, by the Renaissance, Europe was divided with those states controlled by a landed elite being monarchies and those controlled by a commercial elite being republics ...
... to be restored, and the rise of the city-states (Poleis) ... Concomitant with the rise of the city-state was the evolution of a new way of warfare - the hoplite phalanx ... in warfare battles seem to have consisted mostly of the clash of hoplite phalanxes from the city-states in conflict ...
... to the Mexica people of Tenochtitlan (now the location of Mexico City), situated on an island in Lake Texcoco, who referred to themselves as Mexica Tenochca or Cōlhuah Mexica ... inhabitants of Tenochtitlan's two principal allied city-states, the Acolhuas of Texcoco and the Tepanecs of Tlacopan, who together with the Mexica ... In other contexts, Aztec may refer to all the various city states and their peoples, who shared large parts of their ethnic history and cultural traits ...
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—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.”
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