The Greek term that specifically meant the totality of urban buildings and spaces is Plato analyzes the polis in The Republic, whose Greek title, Πολιτεία (Politeia), itself derives from the word polis.
Mr Rönnlund said: “We found a town square and a street grid that indicate that we are dealing with quite a large city.
The ancient Greeks did not always refer to Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and other poleis as such; they often spoke instead of the Athenians, Lacedaemonians, Thebans and so on.
The body of citizens came to be the most important meaning of the term polis in ancient Greece.
The area inside the city wall measures over 40 hectares.
In the ancient Greek City, Zeugma, which is located in today’s Turkey, unbelievable mosaics were uncovered, dating back to the 2nd century BC, but incredibly well-preserved and look as beautiful and stunning as the first day.