Democracy in Classical Athens
By (author) Christopher Carey
Democracy in Classical Athens by Christopher Carey
Book DescriptionAthenian democracy continues to capture the modern imagination. This book offers an account of the evolution and operation of the Athenian political system. It assesses the main sources for the history of Athenian democracy, examines the cirticism of the model, ancient and modern, and provides a virtual tour of the political cityscape of ancient Athens, describing the main political sites and structures, including the theatre.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853995354
(216mm x 140mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Bristol Classical Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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One of the canonical Athenian orators, Lysias was much admired in antiquity. This new critical edition makes the whole surviving corpus of Lysias available to the modern reader. A general introduction in English provides an overview of the transmission of the text in antiquity and the Renaissance.
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Author Biography - Christopher Carey
Christopher Carey is Professor of Classics, Royal Holloway, University of London
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