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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York, etc, London .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Jill N. Claster.
ContributionsClaster, Jill N.
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Open LibraryOL14149118M

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Athenian democracy developed around the sixth century BC in the Greek city-state (known as a polis) of Athens, comprising the city of Athens and the surrounding territory of Attica, is one of ancient Greek democracy, and is often described as the first known democracy in the world. Other Greek cities set up democracies, most following the Athenian model, but none are as well documented as Athens'. Jones's book attempts to explore the facets and character of the Athenian democratic syst Athenian Demo racy is a collection of previously published essays and lectures that were compiled into this book for posterity, and scholars and history enthusiasts of the Classical period are fortunate for such a /5. This book, however, assumes that most students will want to know how the democracy worked in the period they are most likely to study, and whilst it does not aim to be an exhaustive study of Athenian democracy, it presents a chronologically based account of the development of Athenian government up to the end of the Peloponnesian War, linking. May 25,  · Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University takes us back to ancient Greece and unpacks the development and workings of Athenian democracy. You'll witness the story of history through the lens of Athenian government, going inside the assemblies and courts to find out how democracy worked - and where it came up short.

Aug 21,  · John Thorley provides a concise analysis of the development and operation of Athenian democracy against this backdrop. Taking into account both primary source material and the work of modern historians, Athenian Democracy examines: * the prelude to democracy * how the democractic system emerged * how this system worked in practiceBook Edition: 2nd Edition. The Athenian Revolution (– BCE) was a revolt by the people of Athens that overthrew the ruling aristocratic oligarchy, establishing the almost century-long self-governance of Athens in the form of a participatory democracy – open to all free male citizens. It was a reaction to a broader trend of tyranny that had swept through Athens and the rest of Greece. The Mytilenian Debate (also spelled "Mytilenean Debate" or "Mytilenaean Debate") in the Athenian Assembly concerned reprisals against the city-state of Mytilene, which had attempted unsuccessfully to shake off Athenian hegemony, during the Peloponnesian Debate occurred in B.C.; Thucydides reports it in book three of his History of the Peloponnesian War, and uses the events and . Beginning with the mythical origins of Athenian democracy under Theseus and describing the historical development of Athens'' democratic institutions through Solon''s reforms to the birth of democracy under Cleisthenes, the book addresses the wider cultural and social repercussions of the democratic system, concluding with a survey of Athenian.