Abstract: The Borders of Attica

Athens’ borders, like those of most of Greek city-states, underwent numerous changes as a result of state formation, military expansion…

Crossing the land-borders of Attica

We all share personal tales of border-crossings. Whether it involves coming back to the US or passing through several Jordanian…

A GIS-based Study of Attica

A GIS (Geographical Information System) is currently being built up for the landscape study of Attica’s borderland. GIS…

Were there territorial waters in Ancient Greece?

The topic of the present post, maritime borders in Ancient Greece, was inspired by N. Papazarkadas’ comments on my previous…

Ancient borders, modern issues.

The front page of the Washington Post of 18 September 2011 featured a column entitled “Disputed Territory” discussing China’s territorial…