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The associations of classical Athens : the response to democracy /
Nicholas F. Jones.
imprint
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
description
xvii, 345 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0195121759 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
isbn
0195121759 (cloth : alk. paper)
catalogue key
2573046
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-332) and index.
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"Jones develops many informative points...[and] displays an impressive command of modern scholarship in German, French, and English, as well as the ancient historical and epigraphical record...specialists in the constitutional and social history of Athens will find much of value in this book."The Classical Outlook
"Jones develops many informative points...[and] displays an impressivecommand of modern scholarship in German, French, and English, as well as theancient historical and epigraphical record...specialists in the constitutionaland social history of Athens will find much of value in this book." TheClassical Outlook
"The book is a useful collection of evidence, scholarship, and bibliography on Athenian associations.... For anyone interested in the Cleisthenic political structure or the general nature and functioning of the Athenian democracy the book certainly deserves attention, offering some valuableinsights, particularly into the issue of political participation."--History
"The book is a useful collection of evidence, scholarship, andbibliography on Athenian associations.... For anyone interested in theCleisthenic political structure or the general nature and functioning of theAthenian democracy the book certainly deserves attention, offering some valuableinsights, particularly into the issue of polticalparticipation."--History
"The book is a useful collection of evidence, scholarship, and bibliography on Athenian associations.... For anyone interested in the Cleisthenic political structure or the general nature and functioning of the Athenian democracy the book certainly deserves attention, offering some valuable insights, particularly into the issue of political participation."--History"Jones develops many informative points...[and] displays an impressive command of modern scholarship in German, French, and English, as well as the ancient historical and epigraphical record...specialists in the constitutional and social history of Athens will find much of value in this book." The Classical Outlook
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Summaries
Long Description
Jones' book examines the associations of ancient Athens under the classical democracy (508/7-321 BC) in light of their relations to the central government. Associations of all types--village communities, cultic groups, brotherhoods, sacerdotal families, philosophical schools, and others--emerge as fundamentally similar instances of Aristolian koinoniai. Each, it is argued, acquired its distinctive character in response to particular features of the contemporary democracy. The analysis results in the first integrated, holistic institutional reconstruction of Greece's first city.
Main Description
Jones' book examines the associations of ancient Athens under theclassical democarcy (508/7-321 B.C.) in light of their relations to the centralgovernment. Associations of all types--village communities, cultic groups,brotherhoods, sacerdotal families, philosophical schools, and others--emerge asfundamentally similar instances of Aristolian koinoniai. Each, it is argued,acquired its distinctive character in response to particular features of thecontemporary democracy. The analysis results in the first integrated, holisticinstitutional reconstruction of Greece's first city.
Main Description
Jones' book examines the associations of ancient Athens under the classical democracy (508/7-321 B.C.) in light of their relations to the central government. Associations of all types--village communities, cultic groups, brotherhoods, sacerdotal families, philosophical schools, andothers--emerge as fundamentally similar instances of Aristotelian koinoniai. Each, it is argued, acquired its distinctive character in response to particular features of the contemporary democracy. The analysis results in the first integrated, holistic institutional reconstruction of Greece's firstcity.
Main Description
Jones' book examines the associations of ancient Athens under the classical democracy (508/7-321 B.C.) in light of their relations to the central government. Associations of all types--village communities, cultic groups, brotherhoods, sacerdotal families, philosophical schools, and others--emerge as fundamentally similar instances of Aristotelian koinoniai . Each, it is argued, acquired its distinctive character in response to particular features of the contemporary democracy. The analysis results in the first integrated, holistic institutional reconstruction of Greece's first city.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Abbreviationsp. xv
Introductionp. 3
""""Associations,"""" Solon's Law, and the Democracyp. 25
the Demes: Definitions and Membershipp. 51
the Isolation of the Demesp. 82
the Demes: Expansion and Declinep. 123
Introductionp. 151
the Phylai: Disposition, Meetings, and Solidarityp. 151
the Phylai Instruments of Representation?p. 174
the Phratriesp. 195
""""Clubs,"""" Schools, Regional, and Cultic Associationsp. 221
p. 268
Introductionp. 268
Government and Associations: """"The Response to Democracy""""p. 288
Post-Macedonian Associations at Athensp. 307
Solon's Law on Associationsp. 311
Documents of the Internally Organized Phylaip. 321
Bibliographyp. 325
Select Literary Passagesp. 333
Select Inscriptionsp. 335
Subject Indexp. 337
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