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Companion to Ancient Greek Government (Hans Beck (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) 9781405198585
Companion to Ancient Greek Government (Hans Beck (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) 9781405198585
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Title: A Companion to Ancient Greek Government

Author: Beck, Hans (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2013

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405198585

Volumes: 1; Pages: 616

List Price in Cloth: $195.00 Our price: $164.99

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This comprehensive volume details the variety of constitutions and types of governing bodies in the ancient Greek world.* A collection of original scholarship on ancient Greek governing structures and institutions* Explores the multiple manifestations of state action throughout the Greek world* Discusses the evolution of government from the Archaic Age to the Hellenistic period, ancient typologies of government, its various branches, principles and procedures and realms of governance* Creates a unique synthesis on the spatial and memorial connotations of government by combining the latest institutional research with more recent trends in cultural scholarshipContentsList of Illustrations ixNotes on Contributors xiAbbreviated Source Editions and Lexica xviiMaps xxIntroduction: A Prolegomenon to Ancient Greek Government 1Hans BeckPART I Greek Government in History 71 The Rise of State Action in the Archaic Age 9Jonathan M. Hall2 The Classical Greek Polis and Its Government 22Barry Strauss3 Dynastic Courts of the Hellenistic Empires 38Rolf Strootman4 Hellenistic Cities: The End of Greek Democracy? 54Hans-Ulrich WiemerPART II Ancient Templates and Typologies 715 Archaic and Classical Greek Reflections on Politics and Government: From Description to Conceptualization, Analysis, and Theory 73Kurt A. Raaflaub6 Plato's View on Greek Government 93Luc Brisson7 Aristotle 105Peter L.P. Simpson8 Polybios on Government, Interstate Relations, and Imperial Expansion 119Craige B. Champion9 One-Man Government: The Greeks and Monarchy 131Nino Luraghi10 Unlike(ly) Twins? Democracy and Oligarchy in Context 146Hartmut LeppinPART III To Rule and Be Ruled: Greek Governing Bodies 15911 Citizenship, the Citizen Body, and its Assemblies 161Josine Blok12 Officials and Office-Holding 176Alex McAuley13 Councils in Greek Oligarchies and Democracies 191Robert W. Wallace14 Law Courts 205Domingo Aviles and David C. MirhadyPART IV Process and Procedure 21915 Laws and Legislation in Ancient Greece 221Michael Gagarin16 Tyche's Force: Lottery and Chance in Greek Government 235Elizabeth Kosmetatou17 Governmental Checks and Balances 252Pierre Frohlich18 Forms and Forums of Public Speech 267Loren J. Samons IIPART V Responsibilities and Realms of Action 28519 Public Administration 287Frances Pownall20 Greek Government and Education: Re-examining the ephebeia 302Lynn Kozak21 Government and Warfare 317John Serrati22 Finance and Taxes 332Vincent Gabrielsen23 Greek Government and the Organization of Time 349Robert Hannah24 The Religious Management of the polis: Oracles and Political Decision-Making 366Pierre BonnecherePART VI Space and Memory 38325 Spaces of Government: Civic Architecture and Memory 385Charles W. Hedrick, Jr.26 Keeping Record, Making Public: The Epigraphy of Government 400Adele C. Scafuro27 Monumental Representations of Government 417Jenifer Neils28 State Festivals and Celebrations 432Pauline Schmitt PantelPART VII Government Beyond the City-State 44929 Greek Amphiktyonies: An Experiment in Transregional Governance 451Peter Funke30 Polis and koinon: Federal Government in Greece 466Jeremy McInerney31 Governing Interstate Alliances 480Thomas Figueira and Sean R. Jensen32 Interstate Governance: Arbitration and Peacekeeping 497Sheila L. AgerEpilogue: The Legacy of Greek Government - Something That Has "Never Occurred Again"? 512Uwe WalterBibliography 525Index 581
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