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Ancient History: The Greek City-State and Democracy

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A city-state, or polis, was the community structure of ancient Greece. Each city-state was organized with an urban center and the surrounding countryside. Characteristics of the city in a polis were outer walls for protection, as well as a public space that included temples and government buildings. This episode details the city-state and democracy in ancient Greece. Part of the "Ancient History" series.

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