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The Athenian democracy in the age of Demosthenes : structure, principles, and ideology

Author: Mogens Herman Hansen
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : B. Blackwell, 1993, ©1991.
Series: Ancient world (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on more than 30 years' sustained research, this is an examination of Athenian democracy both as a political system and as an ideology.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mogens Herman Hansen
ISBN: 0631180176 9780631180173 0631138226 9780631138228
OCLC Number: 612812942
Notes: Reprint. originally published 1991 ; reprinted 1992, 1993.
Rewritten, reorganized, and updated translation of: Det athenske demokrati i 4. arhundrede f. Kr.
Description: xvi, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Direct democracy in historical perspective; evidence; the Athenian Constitution down to 403 BC; Athens as city state and as democracy; the peoples of Athens; the assembly of the people; the laws and the Nomothetai; the people's court; the Magistrates; the Council of Five Hundred; the political leaders; the Council of the Areopagos; the character of Athenian Democracy.
Series Title: Ancient world (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: Mogens Herman Hansen ; translated by J.A. Crook.

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"The most comprehensive and detailed account of the workings of the Athenian democracy by its most authoritative and knowledgeable historian. Aristotle would have been well pleased." Times Literary Read more...

 
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