Why There are No More City States

Tyre was once a poweful city-state, but is now just a city in Lebanon.In the ancient world, there were once city-states. These were cities that were also states. But today, a city is seldom a state in its own right. Cities do not retain sovereignty over themselves. They are mere municipalities, subject to the rule of other, bigger entities called countries, or nations, republics or monarchies.


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