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By Nicholas F. Jones

Jones' ebook examines the institutions of historic Athens below the classical democracy (508/7-321 B.C.) in gentle in their relatives to the important govt. institutions of all types--village groups, cultic teams, brotherhoods, sacerdotal households, philosophical colleges, and others--emerge as essentially related cases of Aristotelian koinoniai. every one, it truly is argued, received its specific personality based on specific beneficial properties of the modern democracy. The research ends up in the 1st built-in, holistic institutional reconstruction of Greece's first urban.

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For it is at this that lawmakers take their aim; and they say that justice consists in what is advantageous to the community. (5) Now, the other koinoniai aim at some particular advantage: for example, sailors at what is advantageous on a voyage for income from goods or some such thing; fellow soldiers for what is advantageous in warfare, whether money or victory or the seizure of a city; and likewise phyletai and demotai. [And some koinoniai seem to come into existence for the sake of pleasure—koinoniai of thiasotai and eranistai.

1. In the former passage, the author's explanation for Acharnai as "the biggest settlement of Attica of the so—called demoi" reveals his effort to reach a non—Athenian audience. 37. 4. Cf. 5 (hetairia at Corcyra). 38. 4. 39. 5. 40. 5. 41. 31. 42. 2. 12 The Associations of Classical Athens and Thucydides, the "association" as understood in the present work is scarcely to be found in the pages of this, at first glance, promising source of information. The explanation for the general silence on the part of the historians is simply that, as a consequence of their substantive concern with events affecting the whole of Greece or, within Greece, matters of inter—state relations, they treat the entirety of the polis rather than its individual component parts.

45. Speeches VI, p. 188 Thalheim ( ) and VII, no. 4, pp. 188—189 Thalheim ( ). 11). 46. Speeches XX, nos. 1—2, p. 105 Conomis ( and XXXIV,PP. 111-112 Conomis For discussion, see Haussoullier 1883, pp. 99—102. 47. Speech XXXV, nos. 26—27, p. 198 Thalheim. 48. 2. For the text, see Rhodes 1981, pp. 639—640; for the interpretation, Harrison 1971, vol. 2, pp. 8—9. 51 There is no mistaking that a great deal of valuable information regarding our subject has perished. Nonetheless, the evidence of lost sources speaks emphatically to the point of the present work's substantive concerns.

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