Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was made up of many city-states (polis) including Thebes, Corinth, Delphi, Argos and Rhodes.

Citizens in Ancient Greece didn't consider themselves to be Greek, they considered themselves to come from their city-state; therefore:

Corinthians came from Corinth
Rhodians came from Rhodes

The two most important city-states of Ancient Greece were Athens and Sparta.

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For more on Ancient Greece, check out our Ancient Greek Compendium page.

Ancient Greek Compendium