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Decree-making is a defining aspect of ancient Greek political activity: it was the means by which city-state communities went about deciding to get things done. This two-volume work provides a new view of the decree as an institution within the framework of fourth-century Athenian democratic political activity. Volume 1 consists of a comprehensive account of the literary evidence for decrees of the fourth-century Athenian assembly. Volume 2 analyses how decrees and decree-making, by offering both an authoritative source for the narrative of the history of the Athenian demos and a legitimate route for political self-promotion, came to play an important role in shaping Athenian democratic politics. Peter Liddel assesses ideas about, and the reality of, the dissemination of knowledge of decrees among both Athenians and non-Athenians and explains how they became significant to the wider image and legacy of the Athenians.Read more
- Provides a comprehensive collection, translation and analysis of references to fourth-century Athenian decrees in literary texts, with up-to-date bibliographical details for every entry
- Sets epigraphical and literary evidence side-by-side and so illuminates the extent and role of stone publication in the dissemination of decrees
- Offers a valuable new perspective on the workings of Athenian democracy and its legacy
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- Date Published: April 2020
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9781107184985
- length: 1006 pages
- dimensions: 235 x 159 x 52 mm
- weight: 1.72kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Inventory A checklist
Checklist by genre type
Inventory B checklist
Inventory B1: testimonia that can be Identified as Probable Decrees (DP)
Inventory B2: other possible decrees.
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