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Athenian Democracy: A Sourcebook (Bloomsbury Sources in Ancient History)

By Luca Asmonti

This quantity provides a variety of literary and epigraphic resources at the historical past of the world's first democracy, supplying a accomplished survey of the most important topics and rules of Athenian democratic tradition. starting with the legendary origins of Athenian democracy less than Theseus and describing the ancient improvement of Athens' democratic associations via Solon's reforms to the delivery of democracy below Cleisthenes, the e-book addresses the broader cultural and social repercussions of the democratic approach, concluding with a survey of Athenian democracy within the Hellenistic and Roman age. All assets are offered in translation with complete annotation and remark and every bankruptcy opens with an advent to supply heritage and path for readers. resources contain fabric by way of Aristotle, Homer, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Cicero, Tacitus and so forth. the amount additionally comprises an Az of keywords, an annotated bibliography with feedback for extra examining within the fundamental resources in addition to sleek serious works on Athenian democracy, and an entire index.

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Il. five. 785–6). 2. The start of Athens and the roots of democracy 1Melanthus was once a legendary king of Messenia. He used to be expelled from his state through the descendants of Heracles, and sought safe haven in Athens. three. lawgivers: Draco and Solon 1Solon, fragment 28. 2Solon, fragment 28. 3Solon, fragment 28. 4That is, of grain, wine and oil. four. Pisistratus: Tyranny as a pathway to democracy 1566 or 565. 2534/543. 3509. 6. Democracy, empire and the Persian Wars 1February/March. 2See M&L 15. thirteen. Democracy and the decline of the polis 1See B.

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