Monday, May 15, 2017

044 - Democracy under Pericles

In this episode, we discuss the democratic machinations of Classical Athens; included is (0:53) the role the Athenian statesman Pericles had on the radicalization of Athenian democracy, (6:43) the magistracies, (13:09) the ekklesia, (20:23) the prytaneis, (23:27), the law courts and jurors, (35:20) contemporary critiques of Athenian democracy, and (46:22) the economics of running the democracy.

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