Section: General Variables
Subsection: General

Polity Scale of Supracultural Interaction

The scale of Supra Cultural Interaction of a polity.  
Contributors: Jenny, Majid, Peter

Variable Definition
Polity The Seshat Polity Name
Year(s) The years for which we have the data. [negative = BCE]
Confidence Inferred : The value is inferred.
Suspected : The value is suspected (Expert Check Needed).
Evidenced : The value is backed up by sufficient evidence.
Disputed? No : No disagreement among scholars.
Yes : There is disagreement among scholars.
Expert? : Not yet Checked by a Seshat Expert.
: Checked and accepted by a Seshat Expert (or RA).

Variable Definition
scale_from The lower scale of supra cultural interactionfor a polity. km squared
scale_to The upper scale of supra cultural interactionfor a polity. km squared

# Polity   Year(s)   Scale from Scale to   Confidence     Disputed?     Expert?   Edit
1
Phoenician Empire
1200 BCE 801 BCE
8000
10000
Confident No Edit
2
Phoenician Empire
800 BCE 332 BCE
20000
40000
Confident No Edit
3
Umayyad Caliphate
700 CE
9000000
9000000
Confident No Edit
4
Icelandic Commonwealth
930 CE 1050 CE
3400000
3400000
Confident No Edit
5
Icelandic Commonwealth
1051 CE 1262 CE
5600000
5600000
Confident No Edit
6
Hmong - Late Qing
* Year Range of Hmong - Late Qing is assumed.
[1701, 1895]
11300000
11300000
Confident No Edit
7
Jin Dynasty
* Year Range of Jin Dynasty is assumed.
[1115, 1234]
3600000
3600000
Confident No Edit
8
Great Ming
* Year Range of Great Ming is assumed.
[1368, 1644]
4000000
5000000
Confident No Edit
9
Northern Song
* Year Range of Northern Song is assumed.
[960, 1127]
2000000
3000000
Confident No Edit
10
Early Qing
* Year Range of Early Qing is assumed.
[1644, 1796]
13100000
13100000
Confident No Edit
11
Late Qing
* Year Range of Late Qing is assumed.
[1796, 1912]
11300000
11300000
Confident No Edit
12
Late Shang
* Year Range of Late Shang is assumed.
[-1250, -1045]
1000000
1000000
Confident No Edit
13
Sui Dynasty
* Year Range of Sui Dynasty is assumed.
[581, 618]
3000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
14
Tang Dynasty I
* Year Range of Tang Dynasty I is assumed.
[617, 763]
5000000
6000000
Confident No Edit
15
Tang Dynasty II
* Year Range of Tang Dynasty II is assumed.
[763, 907]
5000000
6000000
Confident No Edit
16
Early Wei Dynasty
* Year Range of Early Wei Dynasty is assumed.
[-445, -225]
3000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
17
Western Han Empire
* Year Range of Western Han Empire is assumed.
[-202, 9]
3000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
18
Yangshao
* Year Range of Yangshao is assumed.
[-5000, -3000]
1000000
1000000
Confident No Edit
19
Shuar - Colonial
* Year Range of Shuar - Colonial is assumed.
[1534, 1830]
5500000
5500000
Confident No Edit
20
Shuar - Ecuadorian
* Year Range of Shuar - Ecuadorian is assumed.
[1831, 1931]
5500000
5500000
Confident No Edit
21
Ayyubid Sultanate
* Year Range of Ayyubid Sultanate is assumed.
[1171, 1250]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
22
Egypt - Inter-Occupation Period
* Year Range of Egypt - Inter-Occupation Period is assumed.
[-404, -342]
250000
500000
Confident No Edit
23
Egypt - Mamluk Sultanate III
* Year Range of Egypt - Mamluk Sultanate III is assumed.
[1412, 1517]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
24
Egypt - Mamluk Sultanate II
* Year Range of Egypt - Mamluk Sultanate II is assumed.
[1348, 1412]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
25
Ptolemaic Kingdom I
* Year Range of Ptolemaic Kingdom I is assumed.
[-305, -217]
3500000
4000000
Confident No Edit
26
Ptolemaic Kingdom II
* Year Range of Ptolemaic Kingdom II is assumed.
[-217, -30]
3500000
4000000
Confident No Edit
27
Egypt - Saite Period
* Year Range of Egypt - Saite Period is assumed.
[-664, -525]
250000
500000
Confident No Edit
28
Egypt - Tulunid-Ikhshidid Period
* Year Range of Egypt - Tulunid-Ikhshidid Period is assumed.
[868, 969]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
29
Carolingian Empire II
* Year Range of Carolingian Empire II is assumed.
[840, 987]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
30
Akan - Pre-Ashanti
* Year Range of Akan - Pre-Ashanti is assumed.
[1501, 1701]
5112903
5112903
Confident No Edit
31
Ashanti Empire
* Year Range of Ashanti Empire is assumed.
[1701, 1895]
5112903
5112903
Confident No Edit
32
Iban - Pre-Brooke
* Year Range of Iban - Pre-Brooke is assumed.
[1650, 1841]
4500000
4500000
Confident No Edit
33
Iban - Brooke Raj and Colonial
* Year Range of Iban - Brooke Raj and Colonial is assumed.
[1841, 1987]
4500000
4500000
Confident No Edit
34
Canaan
* Year Range of Canaan is assumed.
[-2000, -1175]
300000
300000
Confident No Edit
35
Early Garo
* Year Range of Early Garo is assumed.
[1775, 1867]
4771577
4771577
Confident No Edit
36
Maurya Empire
* Year Range of Maurya Empire is assumed.
[-324, -187]
1700000
1700000
Confident No Edit
37
Abbasid Caliphate I
* Year Range of Abbasid Caliphate I is assumed.
[750, 946]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
38
Abbasid Caliphate II
* Year Range of Abbasid Caliphate II is assumed.
[1191, 1258]
3500000
3500000
Confident No Edit
39
Kassite Babylonia
* Year Range of Kassite Babylonia is assumed.
[-1595, -1150]
500000
600000
Confident No Edit
40
Ilkhanate
* Year Range of Ilkhanate is assumed.
[1256, 1339]
25000000
25000000
Confident No Edit
41
Parthian Empire I
* Year Range of Parthian Empire I is assumed.
[-247, 40]
3500000
4000000
Confident No Edit
42
Parthian Empire II
* Year Range of Parthian Empire II is assumed.
[41, 226]
3500000
4000000
Confident No Edit
43
Safavid Empire
* Year Range of Safavid Empire is assumed.
[1501, 1722]
2700000
2700000
Confident No Edit
44
Sasanid Empire II
* Year Range of Sasanid Empire II is assumed.
[488, 642]
3000000
3500000
Confident No Edit
45
Seleucids
* Year Range of Seleucids is assumed.
[-312, -63]
4500000
5000000
Confident No Edit
46
Rome - Republic of St Peter II
* Year Range of Rome - Republic of St Peter II is assumed.
[904, 1198]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
47
Early Roman Republic
* Year Range of Early Roman Republic is assumed.
[-509, -264]
50000
75000
Confident No Edit
48
Roman Empire - Principate
* Year Range of Roman Empire - Principate is assumed.
[-31, 284]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
49
Roman Kingdom
* Year Range of Roman Kingdom is assumed.
[-716, -509]
1000000
1500000
Confident No Edit
50
Western Roman Empire - Late Antiquity
* Year Range of Western Roman Empire - Late Antiquity is assumed.
[395, 476]
5500000
6500000
Confident No Edit
51
Ashikaga Shogunate
* Year Range of Ashikaga Shogunate is assumed.
[1336, 1467]
3900000
3900000
Confident No Edit
52
Ayutthaya
* Year Range of Ayutthaya is assumed.
[1593, 1767]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
53
Rattanakosin
* Year Range of Rattanakosin is assumed.
[1782, 1873]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
54
Greco-Bactrian Kingdom
* Year Range of Greco-Bactrian Kingdom is assumed.
[-256, -125]
4500000
5000000
Confident No Edit
55
Hephthalites
* Year Range of Hephthalites is assumed.
[408, 561]
7500000
8000000
Confident No Edit
56
Kidarite Kingdom
* Year Range of Kidarite Kingdom is assumed.
[388, 477]
9000000
9000000
Confident No Edit
57
Western Jin
* Year Range of Western Jin is assumed.
[265, 317]
3000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
58
Heian
* Year Range of Heian is assumed.
[794, 1185]
3243000
3243000
Confident No Edit
59
Kamakura Shogunate
* Year Range of Kamakura Shogunate is assumed.
[1185, 1333]
0
0
Confident No Edit
60
Kansai - Kofun Period
* Year Range of Kansai - Kofun Period is assumed.
[250, 537]
90000
90000
Confident No Edit
61
Kansai - Yayoi Period
* Year Range of Kansai - Yayoi Period is assumed.
[-300, 250]
78000
78000
Confident No Edit
62
Kara-Khanids
* Year Range of Kara-Khanids is assumed.
[950, 1212]
3000000
3500000
Confident No Edit
63
Early Angkor
* Year Range of Early Angkor is assumed.
[802, 1100]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
64
Andronovo
* Year Range of Andronovo is assumed.
[-1800, -1200]
2200000
2300000
Confident No Edit
65
Saadi Sultanate
* Year Range of Saadi Sultanate is assumed.
[1554, 1659]
4500000
5000000
Confident No Edit
66
Mali Empire
* Year Range of Mali Empire is assumed.
[1230, 1410]
1700000
1900000
Confident No Edit
67
Songhai Empire - Askiya Dynasty
* Year Range of Songhai Empire - Askiya Dynasty is assumed.
[1493, 1591]
1700000
1900000
Confident No Edit
68
Early Formative Basin of Mexico
* Year Range of Early Formative Basin of Mexico is assumed.
[-1200, -801]
40000
40000
Confident No Edit
69
Late Formative Basin of Mexico
* Year Range of Late Formative Basin of Mexico is assumed.
[-400, -101]
40000
40000
Confident No Edit
70
Middle Formative Basin of Mexico
* Year Range of Middle Formative Basin of Mexico is assumed.
[-800, -401]
40000
40000
Confident No Edit
71
Terminal Formative Basin of Mexico
* Year Range of Terminal Formative Basin of Mexico is assumed.
[-100, 99]
40000
40000
Confident No Edit
72
Oaxaca - Tierras Largas
* Year Range of Oaxaca - Tierras Largas is assumed.
[-1400, -1150]
3000
3000
Confident No Edit
73
Kingdom of Norway II
* Year Range of Kingdom of Norway II is assumed.
[1262, 1380]
5600000
5600000
Confident No Edit
74
Orokaiva - Pre-Colonial
* Year Range of Orokaiva - Pre-Colonial is assumed.
[1734, 1883]
940000
940000
Confident No Edit
75
Orokaiva - Colonial
* Year Range of Orokaiva - Colonial is assumed.
[1884, 1942]
940000
940000
Confident No Edit
76
Kachi Plain - Urban Period I
* Year Range of Kachi Plain - Urban Period I is assumed.
[-2500, -2100]
1000000
1500000
Confident No Edit
77
Kachi Plain - Urban Period II
* Year Range of Kachi Plain - Urban Period II is assumed.
[-2100, 1800]
1000000
1500000
Confident No Edit
78
Sakha - Late
* Year Range of Sakha - Late is assumed.
[1632, 1900]
13100000
13100000
Confident No Edit
79
Egypt - Kushite Period
* Year Range of Egypt - Kushite Period is assumed.
[-747, -656]
150000
250000
Confident No Edit
80
Fatimid Caliphate
* Year Range of Fatimid Caliphate is assumed.
[909, 1171]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
81
East Roman Empire
* Year Range of East Roman Empire is assumed.
[395, 631]
13000000
14000000
Confident No Edit
82
Ottoman Emirate
* Year Range of Ottoman Emirate is assumed.
[1299, 1402]
4500000
5000000
Confident No Edit
83
Ottoman Empire II
* Year Range of Ottoman Empire II is assumed.
[1517, 1683]
4500000
5000000
Confident No Edit
84
Roman Empire - Dominate
* Year Range of Roman Empire - Dominate is assumed.
[285, 394]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
85
Cahokia - Moorehead
* Year Range of Cahokia - Moorehead is assumed.
[1200, 1274]
125000
150000
Confident No Edit
86
Chagatai Khanate
* Year Range of Chagatai Khanate is assumed.
[1263, 1402]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
87
Samanid Empire
* Year Range of Samanid Empire is assumed.
[819, 999]
2750000
2750000
Confident No Edit
88
Sogdiana - City-States Period
* Year Range of Sogdiana - City-States Period is assumed.
[604, 711]
500000
500000
Confident No Edit
89
Timurid Empire
* Year Range of Timurid Empire is assumed.
[1370, 1526]
8500000
8500000
Confident No Edit
90
Jin
* Year Range of Jin is assumed.
[-780, -404]
9000000
9000000
Confident No Edit
91
Northern Wei
* Year Range of Northern Wei is assumed.
[386, 534]
6000000
9000000
Confident No Edit
92
Great Yuan
* Year Range of Great Yuan is assumed.
[1271, 1368]
17000000
26000000
Confident No Edit
93
Egypt - Mamluk Sultanate I
* Year Range of Egypt - Mamluk Sultanate I is assumed.
[1260, 1348]
11000000
11000000
Confident No Edit
94
Egypt - Thebes-Libyan Period
* Year Range of Egypt - Thebes-Libyan Period is assumed.
[-1069, -747]
350000
350000
Confident No Edit
95
Chuuk - Late Truk
* Year Range of Chuuk - Late Truk is assumed.
[1886, 1948]
7400000
7400000
Confident No Edit
96
Proto-French Kingdom
* Year Range of Proto-French Kingdom is assumed.
[987, 1150]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
97
French Kingdom - Late Capetian
* Year Range of French Kingdom - Late Capetian is assumed.
[1150, 1328]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
98
Carolingian Empire I
* Year Range of Carolingian Empire I is assumed.
[752, 840]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
99
The Emirate of Crete
* Year Range of The Emirate of Crete is assumed.
[824, 961]
15000000
20000000
Confident No Edit
100
Yehuda
* Year Range of Yehuda is assumed.
[-141, -63]
100000
100000
Confident No Edit
101
Yisrael
* Year Range of Yisrael is assumed.
[-1030, -722]
10000
20000
Confident No Edit
102
Late Garo
* Year Range of Late Garo is assumed.
[1867, 1956]
4771577
4771577
Confident No Edit
103
Achaemenid Empire
* Year Range of Achaemenid Empire is assumed.
[-550, -331]
2500000
3000000
Confident No Edit
104
Buyid Confederation
* Year Range of Buyid Confederation is assumed.
[932, 1062]
3000000
3500000
Confident No Edit
105
Sasanid Empire I
* Year Range of Sasanid Empire I is assumed.
[205, 487]
3000000
3500000
Confident No Edit
106
Seljuk Sultanate
* Year Range of Seljuk Sultanate is assumed.
[1037, 1157]
3000000
3500000
Confident No Edit
107
Republic of St Peter I
* Year Range of Republic of St Peter I is assumed.
[711, 904]
17000000
17000000
Confident No Edit
108
Asuka
* Year Range of Asuka is assumed.
[538, 710]
5400000
5400000
Confident No Edit
109
Nara Kingdom
* Year Range of Nara Kingdom is assumed.
[710, 794]
5400000
5400000
Confident No Edit
110
Classical Angkor
* Year Range of Classical Angkor is assumed.
[1100, 1220]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
111
Late Angkor
* Year Range of Late Angkor is assumed.
[1220, 1432]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
112
Khmer Kingdom
* Year Range of Khmer Kingdom is assumed.
[1432, 1594]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
113
Jenne-jeno I
* Year Range of Jenne-jeno I is assumed.
[-250, 49]
1500000
2500000
Confident No Edit
114
Jenne-jeno II
* Year Range of Jenne-jeno II is assumed.
[50, 399]
1500000
2500000
Confident No Edit
115
Jenne-jeno III
* Year Range of Jenne-jeno III is assumed.
[400, 899]
25000
25000
Confident No Edit
116
Jenne-jeno IV
* Year Range of Jenne-jeno IV is assumed.
[900, 1300]
25000
25000
Confident No Edit
117
Oaxaca - Rosario
* Year Range of Oaxaca - Rosario is assumed.
[-700, -500]
100
200
Confident No Edit
118
Wari Empire
* Year Range of Wari Empire is assumed.
[650, 999]
720000
720000
Confident No Edit
119
Sakha - Early
* Year Range of Sakha - Early is assumed.
[1400, 1632]
13100000
13100000
Confident No Edit
120
Sarazm
* Year Range of Sarazm is assumed.
[-3500, -2000]
750000
1000000
Confident No Edit
121
Byzantine Empire I
* Year Range of Byzantine Empire I is assumed.
[632, 866]
15000000
20000000
Confident No Edit
122
Byzantine Empire II
* Year Range of Byzantine Empire II is assumed.
[867, 1072]
15000000
20000000
Confident No Edit
123
Byzantine Empire III
* Year Range of Byzantine Empire III is assumed.
[1073, 1204]
20000000
25000000
Confident No Edit
124
Ottoman Empire I
* Year Range of Ottoman Empire I is assumed.
[1402, 1517]
4500000
5000000
Confident No Edit
125
Cahokia - Lohman-Stirling
* Year Range of Cahokia - Lohman-Stirling is assumed.
[1055, 1199]
125000
150000
Confident No Edit
126
Cahokia - Sand Prairie
* Year Range of Cahokia - Sand Prairie is assumed.
[1275, 1400]
125000
150000
Confident No Edit
127
Kushan Empire
* Year Range of Kushan Empire is assumed.
[35, 319]
4000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
128
Ọ̀ràézè Ǹrì
* Year Range of Ọ̀ràézè Ǹrì is assumed.
[1043, 1911]
3500
3500
Confident No Edit
129
Eastern Han Empire
* Year Range of Eastern Han Empire is assumed.
[25, 220]
3000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
130
Chenla
* Year Range of Chenla is assumed.
[550, 825]
2175000
2175000
Confident No Edit
131
Tocharians
* Year Range of Tocharians is assumed.
[-129, 29]
4000000
4000000
Confident No Edit
132
Hmong - Early Chinese
* Year Range of Hmong - Early Chinese is assumed.
[1895, 1941]
11839074
11839074
Confident No Edit