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Italian term or phrase:sinecistico
English translation:synoecistic/synoikistic
Entered by: Giovanna Pistillo
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10:46 Nov 12, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History / Greek history
Italian term or phrase: sinecistico
...le caratteristiche delle poleis arcaiche ,articolate sui due modelli contrastanti della polis katà komas, Sparta, e della polis *sinecistica*, Atene
Giovanna Pistillo
Local time: 14:26
synoecistic/synoikistic
Explanation:
From "synoecism/synoikism", defined by Chambers as "union of communities or cities".

"Although Morgan and Hall have suggested that the **synoikism** of Dyme is coincident with the demographic formation of its urban center and belongs properly to the fifth century,3 C. rightly points to the Peloponnese and to Thucydides' comments (1.10) that **synoikism** could coexist with communities arranged kata komas and could often be more about the organization of the khora than the arrangement of an urban agglomerate and suggests that the formation of Achaean Dyme took place during a conflict with Elis in 668 over the administration of the Olympic games."
http://www.stoa.org/projects/demos/article_democracy_develop...

"The Greeks called this process of bringing many settlements together into a political unity **synoikism** ( συνοίκισις ) (See Thuc. 2.15.1-2)."
http://www.stoa.org/projects/demos/article_democracy_develop...

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Note added at 16 mins (2007-11-12 11:03:20 GMT)
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"Thus, there is a chapter on a union of Argos and Corinth in the 390s, though it is doubtful whether this sympoliteia, definitely of **synoikistic** nature, contributes anything to the solution of the historical questions that the Greek federal states posed."
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2005/2005-04-11.html
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synoecistic/synoikistic


Explanation:
From "synoecism/synoikism", defined by Chambers as "union of communities or cities".

"Although Morgan and Hall have suggested that the **synoikism** of Dyme is coincident with the demographic formation of its urban center and belongs properly to the fifth century,3 C. rightly points to the Peloponnese and to Thucydides' comments (1.10) that **synoikism** could coexist with communities arranged kata komas and could often be more about the organization of the khora than the arrangement of an urban agglomerate and suggests that the formation of Achaean Dyme took place during a conflict with Elis in 668 over the administration of the Olympic games."
http://www.stoa.org/projects/demos/article_democracy_develop...

"The Greeks called this process of bringing many settlements together into a political unity **synoikism** ( συνοίκισις ) (See Thuc. 2.15.1-2)."
http://www.stoa.org/projects/demos/article_democracy_develop...

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Note added at 16 mins (2007-11-12 11:03:20 GMT)
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"Thus, there is a chapter on a union of Argos and Corinth in the 390s, though it is doubtful whether this sympoliteia, definitely of **synoikistic** nature, contributes anything to the solution of the historical questions that the Greek federal states posed."
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2005/2005-04-11.html

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agree  K Donnelly: nice response... I think the spelling "synoecistic" is used more often
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agree  nedra
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