the capital of Greece, in the southern part of the country; population 745,500 (est. 2009). A flourishing city state in ancient Greece, it was an important cultural center in the 5th century bc . It came under Roman rule in 146 bc and fell to the Goths in ad 267. After its capture by the Turks in 1456, Athens declined to the status of a village until chosen as the capital of a newly independent Greece in 1834.
a city in northeastern Georgia, the seat of the University of Georgia; since a 1991 merger, is part of Athens–Clarke County; consolidated population 113,398 (est. 2008).
translation of 'athens'
And meanwhile, 'Athenians' are on record for being the most optimistic city dwellers in Europe.
The playwrights modified the classical stories of the gods to represent modern 'Athenian' views.
Admittedly, Tory conferences of yesteryear were never models of 'Athenian' democracy.
For the ancient 'Athenians' , Marathon was a great victory which revealed the vulnerability of the dreaded Persian empire.
They like to refer to the Parthenon as the symbol of 'Athenian' democracy.
The 'Athenians' developed a list of a dozen rules of engagement, one of which forbade the execution of captives.
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