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Author De Ste. Croix, G. E. M. (Geoffrey Ernest Maurice)

Title Athenian democratic origins : and other essays / G.E.M. de Ste. Croix ; edited by David Harvey and Robert Parker with the assistance of Peter Thonemann
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (vii, 464 pages)
Contents The Solonian census classes and the qualifications for cavalry and hoplite service -- Five notes on Solon's constitution -- Solon, the Horoi and the Hektemoroi -- Cleisthenes I : the constitution -- Cleisthenes II : ostracism, archons and strategoi -- The Athenian citizenship laws -- The Athenaion politeia and early Athenian history -- The metra in Aristotle, Eth. Nic. V vii 5, 1134b35-1135a3 -- How far was trade a cause of early Greek colonisation? -- But what about Aegina? -- Herodotus and King Cleomenes I of Sparta
Summary In these interconnected essays the late Geoffrey de Ste. Croix defends the institutions of the Athenian democracy, showing that they were much more practical, rational and impartial than has usually been acknowledged
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-446) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Democracy -- Greece -- Athens -- History
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Civics & Citizenship.
Politics and government
Griekse oudheid.
Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government
Greece -- Athens.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Harvey, David, 1937-
Parker, Robert, 1950-
Thonemann, Peter
ISBN 142942222X