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Greek city-states have their own customs, currencies, laws and militaries. A citizen of an individual city-state is very loyal to his city-state and does not give loyalty to the total nation. More »

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Greek city-states were a political structure that arose from towns banding together to form an independent city that ruled over the surrounding territory. Greece's mountainous terrain influenced the creation of city-stat... More »

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All the ancient Greek city-states had a common culture, religion and language. Outsiders who did not speak Greek were considered to be barbarians. More »

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