From Popular Soveriegnty to the Dominion of Wealth
During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their...
To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge
The Fragments of the Local Chronicles of Attika
A leading authority in the field, Phillip Harding presents the very first English translations of the six Athenian writers known as the Atthidographers. In his vivid and detailed history, Harding examines the remaining fragments of these historical writers' work – in chronological order – and how...
Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge