The lands through which Io is to travel are devoid of the civil and religious institutions of the classical Greek polis and oikos.
The need for philosophy, he thought, began with the break-up of the harmony of the polis, the ancient Greek city-state.
Dr. Ma concentrates on ancient Greek history; his particular interests are Asia Minor, Greek epigraphy and the Hellenistic polis.
Follow the coast northwards from Paphos and you'll come across the charming village of Latchi and Polis.
When the plays were performed for the entire democratic polis the experiences of audience members were, of necessity, not equal.