Definition of Demes

1. Noun. (plural of deme) ¹



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Definition of Demes

1. deme [n] - See also: deme

Lexicographical Neighbors of Demes

demerges
demerging
demerit
demerit point
demerited
demeriting
demerits
demerol
demersal
demerse
demersed
demerses
demersing
demersion
demersions
demes (current term)
demesmaekerite
demesman
demesmen
demesmerize
demesmerized
demesmerizes
demesmerizing
demesne
demesnes
demesnial
demetallation
demetallization
demetallize
demetallized

Literary usage of Demes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Organization in Ancient Greece: A Documentary Study by Nicholas F. Jones (1987)
"§1.34 demes The operation of the internally organized demes is illustrated over the full range of evidence, viz. accounts, catalogues, contracts, decrees, ..."

2. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"Geographical Tribes and demes. — Cleisthenes began his work by marking off Attica ... Ten demes — not close together, but scattered as widely as possible, ..."

3. The Five Post-Kleisthenean Tribes by Fred Orlando Bates (1898)
"APPENDIX B. LISTS OF THE demes OF EACH TRIBE. In the following lists the demes of each tribe and their demotika are given as far as at present determinable. ..."

4. The Story of Greece by James Albert Harrison (1885)
"... parishes called demes, and then organized ten new tribes by putting into a single tribe the inhabitants of several demes at a distance from one another. ..."

5. The Story of Greece by James Albert Harrison (1892)
"... parishes called demes, and then organized ten new tribes by putting into a single tribe the inhabitants of several Danes at a distance from one another. ..."

6. The Inscriptions of Cos by William Roger Paton, Edward Lee Hicks (1891)
"INSCRIPTIONS FROM THE demes. I HAVE roughly indicated in the map the boundaries of the six demes of Cos mentioned in inscriptions. ..."

7. A Manual of Ancient Geography by Heinrich Kiepert, George Augustin Macmillan (1881)
"1 The political name of the members of the state was "A while all burgesses of the demes were alike regarded as burgesses of Athens. 153. ..."

8. A Concise Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Based on Sir William by Francis Warre Cornish (1898)
"The number of demes before the tinit- of Kleisthenes is not known ; perhaps between ... There is reason to think that the city demes (now probably first ..."

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