Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece


'a cogent, wide-ranging introduction to the scope and scale of political expression in the ancient Greek world that will be warmly welcomed by ancient historians and classical scholars alike.' -Bryn Mawr Classical ReviewDemocratic Athens is often viewed - mistakenly - as the model ancient Greek state. This volume of papers by a wide range of contributors sets the record straight by examining the huge variations of political systems and forms of regional community around the Hellenic world. It highlights the immense political flexibility and diversity of ancient Greek civilization.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Roger Brock
  • Stephen Hodkinson
  • Robin Lane Fox
  • Hans Van Wees
  • Nigel Spencer
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2000


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