• The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes: Structure, Principles, and Ideology See large image

    The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes: Structure, Principles, and Ideology (Paperback) By (author) Mogens Herman Hansen

    $27.96 - Save $14.78 34% off - RRP $42.74 Free delivery worldwide Available
    Dispatched in 3 business days
    When will my order arrive?
    Add to basket | Add to wishlist |

    DescriptionThe 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., Mogens Herman Hansen focuses on the crucial last thirty years, which coincided with the political career of Demosthenes. Hansen distinguishes between the city's seven political institutions: the Assembly, the nomothetai, the People's Court, the boards of magistrates, the Council of Five Hundred, the Areopagos, and ho boulomenos. He discusses how Athenians conceived liberty both as the ability to participate in the decision-making process and as the right to live without oppression from the state or other citizens. Equality was conceived of as an equality not of nature but of opportunity.


Other books

Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 11 of 11

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes

    Title
    The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes
    Subtitle
    Structure, Principles, and Ideology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mogens Herman Hansen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 447
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780806131436
    ISBN 10: 0806131438
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JPHC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: JPHV
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Approval Code: A40362400
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POL007000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 321.809385
    B&T Approval Code: A40203028
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 321.809385
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 321.8/0938/5
    LC classification: JC75.D36 H3613 1999
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, map
    Publisher
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Imprint name
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Publication date
    15 March 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Oklahoma