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The Polis: Ancient Greek Society

The Polis, or city-state, according to Aristotle was needed to set the Greeks apart from barbarians. “The proof that the state is a creation of nature and prior to the individual is that the individual, when isolated, is not self-sufficing; and therefore he is like a part in relation to the whole”. [1] Aristotle delivers […]

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