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Republics Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Paul Anthony Rahe - History - 1994 - 404 pages
Republics Ancient and Modern, Volume I: The Ancien Regime in Classical Greece"
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Citizens on Stage: Comedy and Political Culture in the Athenian Democracy

James F. McGlew - History - 2002 - 239 pages
Ancient Greek comedy did more than raise a laugh, it was also a social and political comment on Athenian life. McGlew's study examines the ways in which political ambitions and ...
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Classical Athens and the Delphic Oracle: Divination and Democracy

Hugh Bowden - History - 2005 - 188 pages
The Delphic Oracle was where, according to Greek tradition, Apollo would speak through his priestesses. This work explores the importance placed on consultations at Delphi by ...
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Civic Conversations of Thucydides and Plato, The: Classical Political ...

Gerald M. Mara - History - 2008 - 338 pages
Argues for the contemporary importance of Thucydides and Plato for both democratic political theory and democratic citizens.
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The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes: Structure, Principles, and ...

Mogens Herman Hansen - Political Science - 1991 - 447 pages
The Athenian democracy of the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. is the most famous and perhaps most nearly perfect example of direct democracy. Covering the period 403-322 B.C ...
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Exile, Ostracism, and Democracy: The Politics of Expulsion in Ancient Greece

Sara Forsdyke - History - 2009 - 376 pages
This book explores the cultural and political significance of ostracism in democratic Athens. In contrast to previous interpretations, Sara Forsdyke argues that ostracism was ...
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Athens and Athenian Democracy

Robin Osborne - History - 2010 - 462 pages
Constructs a distinctive view of classical Athens, a view which takes seriously the evidence of archaeology and of art history.
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Literacy and Democracy in Fifth-Century Athens

Anna Missiou - History - 2011 - 211 pages
The first full study of the relationship between literacy and democracy in fifth-century Athens. Through a close analysis of key democratic institutions, such as ostracism, the ...
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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy

Kostas Vlassopoulos - History - 2010 - 224 pages
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization which "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism ...
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