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Athenian Democracy

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Description for Athenian Democracy Hardback. P. J. Rhodes's reader focuses on the political institutions, political activity, history, and nature of Athenian democracy and introduces some of the best British, American, German and French scholarship on its origins, theory and practice. Editor(s): Rhodes, P. J. Series: Edinburgh Readings on the Ancient World. Num Pages: 304 pages, 4ill. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JPHV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 684.
Athens' democracy developed during the sixth and fifth centuries and continued into the fourth; Athens' defeat by Macedon in 322 began a series of alternations between democracy and oligarchy. The democracy was inseparably bound up with the ideals of liberty and equality, the rule of law, and the direct government of the people by the people. Liberty meant above all freedom of speech, the right to be heard in the public assembly and the right to speak one's mind in private. Equality meant the equal right of the male citizens (perhaps 60,000 in the fifth century, 30,000 in the fourth) ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Series
Edinburgh Readings on the Ancient World
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780748616862
SKU
V9780748616862
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About P. Rhodes
P. J. Rhodes is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Durham. His most recent books are The Decrees of the Greek States (with D. M. Lewis, 1997), Ancient Democracy and Modern Ideology (2003), and Greek Historical Inscriptions, 404--323 BC (with R. Osborne, 2003).

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Invaluable... This collection will give students a much better idea of how we know what we think we know about the Athenian democracy, and will stimulate productive debates about how to go about increasing our knowledge and understanding of its history and character. Invaluable... This collection will give students a much better idea of how we know what we think ... Read more

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