Archive for the ‘Word Family: Polis’ Category

    Did you know: The early Greek cities were commonly built on top of hills to make it easier to fortify and defend them in case of attacks. As the Greek word for peak was akros and for city, polis, such cities came to be called acropolis. The first Greek ‘states’ were in fact no more than an acropolis surrounded by a few villages. However, as their population grew, the Greeks   Read More ...

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    Interregnum, Regale, Regnant

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    The Incorrigible Criminal

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    Regime, Regimen, Regiment

    Posted on Nov - 22 - 2011

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    Subsume, Assumption, Unassuming

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    Sutra and Sartorial

    Posted on Sep - 26 - 2011

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    The Peculiarity Of Peculation

    Posted on Oct - 24 - 2011

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    Vertigo and Acrophobia :...

    Posted on Aug - 22 - 2011

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    Patrons and Patriarchy

    Posted on Oct - 31 - 2011

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