The Athenian democracy in the age of Demosthenes
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The Athenian democracy in the age of Demosthenes structure, principles and ideology by Mogens Herman Hansen

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Published by Bristol Classical Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Democracy -- History.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.,
  • Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMogens Herman Hansen ; translated by J.A. Crook.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 447 p. :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22747521M
ISBN 101853995851

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes. Contents. Direct democracy in historical perspective-- evidence-- the Athenian Constitution down to 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-- . Buy The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes New edition by Mogens Herman Hansen (author) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). Get this from a library! The Athenian democracy in the age of Demosthenes: structure, principles, and ideology. [Mogens Herman Hansen]. About Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes. This history of Athenian democracy covers the period BC, and focuses in particular on the crucial last thirty years which coincided with the political career of Demosthenes and ended with his suicide in It examines Athenian democracy both as a political system and as an ideology.

Demosthenes was already 30 when, in , he made his first major speech before the Assembly. The speech, “ On the Navy Boards,” was a marked success. The Assembly or Ecclesia (Ekklēsia), a legislative body composed of all adult male Athenian citizens, had convened to consider a rumoured threat against Athens by the King of Persia. Demosthenes’ tightly reasoned oration . The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes. Author. Hansen, Mogens Herman. Publisher. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support. The Athenian democracy of the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. is the most famous and perhaps the most nearly perfect example of direct democracy. Covering the period B.C., Mogens Herman Hansen focuses on the crucial last thirty years, which coincided with the /5(7). Rethinking Athenian Democracy A dissertation presented by Daniela Louise Cammack to !This dissertation reinterprets Athenian democracy as “dikastic democracy” (from the Greek dikastēs, Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes (Norman, File Size: 1MB.