The term acropolis ( ἀκρόπολις , akrópolis ) comes from the adjective ἄκρος ( ákros “high”) and of the substantive πόλις ( pólis , “quoted”), thus meaning “high city” or “not highest of the city”.
DescriptionIn a general way, the Acropole term means “high city” and indicates a Citadelle built on the most raised part and best defended of a city, where the king saw and is used as ultimate refuge of the populations at the time of the attacks.
- Acrocorinthe with Corinth in Greece
- Argos (city) in Greece
- Thèbes (Greece) in Greece
and, by extension and Metaphor:
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