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By Luca Asmonti

This quantity provides quite a lot of literary and epigraphic resources at the background of the world's first democracy, delivering a entire survey of the major topics and rules of Athenian democratic tradition. starting with the legendary origins of Athenian democracy lower than Theseus and describing the ancient improvement of Athens' democratic associations via Solon's reforms to the delivery of democracy less than Cleisthenes, the publication addresses the broader cultural and social repercussions of the democratic process, concluding with a survey of Athenian democracy within the Hellenistic and Roman age. All resources are offered in translation with complete annotation and observation and every bankruptcy opens with an creation to supply history and path for readers. resources comprise fabric by way of Aristotle, Homer, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Cicero, Tacitus and so on. the amount additionally comprises an A-Z of key phrases, an annotated bibliography with feedback for additional interpreting within the fundamental assets in addition to sleek serious works on Athenian democracy, and a whole index.

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