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Alternatives to Athens : varieties of political organization and community in ancient Greece

Author: Roger Brock; Stephen Hodkinson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Democractic Athens is often viewed as the model ancient Greek state. However, there were many forms of political community in Greek antiquity. This text highlights the immense flexibility and diversity of ancient Greek civilisation and politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alternatives to Athens.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)50653444
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Brock; Stephen Hodkinson
ISBN: 9780191541445 0191541443 9780199258109 0199258104 9780191717697 019171769X
OCLC Number: 53971524
Awards: Winner of | jan10 |9780199258109.
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages)
Contents: Alternatives to Athens, Introduction ; 1. Theognis - Alternative to Democracy ; 2. Megara's Mafiosi ; 3. Exchange and Stasis in Mytilene ; 4. Cyrene, Typical, or Atypical? ; 5. Monarchy in Athenian Democracy ; 6. Oligarchies in Athens ; 7. Syracusan Democracy ; 8. Aristotle's Mixed Constitution ; 9. The Polis in Italy ; 10. Cities and the Athenian Ethnos ; 11. Space Hierarchy and Community ; 12. The Molossian Ethnos, State, and Monarchy ; 13. Homeric and Macedonian Kingship ; 14. The 'Kings' of Achaemenid Lycia ; 15. The Pre-polis Polis ; 16. Delphi and her External Relations ; 17. Democracy in the Arcadian Confederacy ; 18. Federalism in West Crete
Responsibility: editors, Roger Brock, Stephen Hodkinson.

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