Polis Inventory App

Exploring the Archaic and Classical Poleis

Dec 29, 2021

Electrum Magazine & Polis-Inventory

I'm proud to report Electrum Magazine - Why The Past Matters has published an article describing the Polis-Inventory app! Freely available to the public, Electrum Magazine aims to trace discernible historical patterns from ancient to modern cultures and to this end publishes articles discussing

Electrum Magazine & Polis-Inventory
Dec 29, 2021

Electrum Magazine & Polis-Inventory

Electrum Magazine & Polis-Inventory

I'm proud to report Electrum Magazine - Why The Past Matters has published an article describing the Polis-Inventory app! Freely available to the public, Electrum Magazine aims to trace discernible historical patterns from

Nov 17, 2021

Filter By Region

Filter By Region

We are pleased to report Polis Inventory Version 1.6 was just released. Enhancements include: Filter Poleis by Region: The Inventory assigns all 1035 to one of 46 regions, including one small group

Sep 4, 2020

Why this Polis-Inventory app?

Why this Polis-Inventory app?

Upon first discovery of An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis by Hansen & Neilsen one is easily excited to find such a treasure trove of information about these ancient Greek communities. Quickly,

Aug 30, 2020

The Lost Poleis ...

The Lost Poleis ...

An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis catalogs 1035 poleis. What may come as a surprise is many of these ancient cities are not definitively located or are not located at all. The

Aug 14, 2020

The Polis Inventory App

The Polis Inventory App

The Polis-Inventory app maps the 1035 poleis superimposed upon modern digital satellite images. A user may explore the map spatially by panning and zooming. Selecting a specific polis presents a summary of the

Aug 14, 2020

The Digital Data

The Digital Data

The data for the 1035 poleis mapped in the Polis Inventory app comes directly from the website polis.stanford.edu, managed by the Stanford University Classics Department. After the Inventory was published, other

Aug 14, 2020

About The Inventory

About The Inventory

The Inventory, as I refer to it, is the inspiration for the Polis Inventory app. Titled as "An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis", by M.H Hansen and T. Nielsen, it is