The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city; especially, the citadel of Athens.
Location of swearing in ceremony for the President of the United Federation of Planets (UFP). Overlooks the capital of United Federation of Planets (UFP) based on Earth called Athens.
( a·CROP·o·lis). The citadel or official, administrative, or royal part of an ancient city, often elevated or the highest of its precincts.
The symbolic center of a Greek city-state, bringing together its most important sacred and civic buildings in one urban space, as in Athens where the Parthenon forms the heart of the Athenian acropolis.
( Gr. "akr-"=high + "polis"=city) The upper, fortified part of an ancient Greek city.
Elevated symbolic center of a Greek city-state, bringing together its most important sacred and civic buildings in one urban space, invariably on a high plateau. The most famous is the Acropolis in Athens, which is centered around the Parthenon, the great white marble temple of Athena Parthenaos, the city-state's namesake deity.
The "high place" in a Greek city. Often the setting for the city's most prominent buildings, temples and other public structures.
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(2) -- a generic term for a high place or citadel in a city (Pedley, 353)
In general, the citadel of an ancient Greek city, located at its highest point and consisting of grouped temples, a treasury, and sometimes a royal palace. Specifically, the Acropolis refers to this structure as it is found in Athens, where the ruins of the Parthenon and other famous temples can be found.
The highest part of an ancient city.
Greek 'high city' - usually the site for the city's most important temples
Means higher city, citadel in other words. Usually applied to Athens, though other cities had them as well.
An elevated point within a city on which stood temples, altars, public monuments and various dedications to the gods of the polis. (p. 60)
literally, high city; citadel
A fortified hilltop, often the highest hill in the area.
The citadel in ancient Greek towns.