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By Luca Asmonti

This quantity offers a variety of literary and epigraphic assets at the historical past of the world's first democracy, delivering a entire survey of the major issues and ideas 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 start of democracy lower 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 assets are provided in translation with complete annotation and observation and every bankruptcy opens with an advent to supply history and path for readers. assets comprise fabric through Aristotle, Homer, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Cicero, Tacitus and so on. the amount additionally contains an A-Z of keyword phrases, an annotated bibliography with feedback for extra analyzing within the basic assets in addition to sleek serious works on Athenian democracy, and a whole index.

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