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The evolution of Athenian citizenship

Philip Brook Manville

The evolution of Athenian citizenship

individual and society in the archaic age

by Philip Brook Manville

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Citizenship (Greek law)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip Brook Manville
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 207 leaves ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26574173M

    Athenian democracy developed around the sixth century BC in the Greek city-state (known as a polis) of Athens, comprising the city of Athens and the surrounding territory of Attica, is one of ancient Greek democracy, and is often described as the first known democracy in the world. Other Greek cities set up democracies, most following the Athenian model, but none are as well documented as Athens'. as the true origin of the polis, and of citizenship, clearly a long period of development preceded their emergence. Borrowing a framework from political anthropologists, I have proposed that the Athenian city-state, and membership in it, were the products of a slow evolution whereby regional, autonomousCited by:

    Pericles was born c. BC, in Athens, Greece. He was the son of the politician Xanthippus, who, though ostracized in – BC, returned to Athens to command the Athenian contingent in the Greek victory at Mycale just five years later. Pericles' mother, Agariste, a member of the powerful and controversial noble family of the Alcmaeonidae, and her familial connections played a crucial role Allegiance: Athens. 2)“The historic evolution from a society and government based on loyalty to a narrow kinship group into a broader citizenship model was, in the wonderful phrase of Eli Sagan in his superb book Author: David Sparenberg.

    Athenian citizens had to be descended from citizens—after the reforms of Pericles and Cimon in BC on both sides of the family, excluding the children of Athenian men and foreign women. Although the legislation was not retrospective, five years later the Athenians removed from the citizen registers when a free gift of grain arrived. He then examines the consequences of the development of direct democracy for upper-and lower-class citizens, for dissident Athenian intellectuals, and for those who were denied citizenship under the new regime (women, slaves, resident foreigners), as well as for the general development of Greek history.


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There is a general view that citizenship in ancient times was a simpler relation than modern forms of citizenship, although this view has been challenged. Except for the small percentage of foreigners granted Athenian citizenship by decree (which entailed its own criteria and formal procedures), the citizens of the polis were native Athenian males who had reached the age of eighteen, and who had been duly registered in the same local Attic village unit, or deme, to which their fathers belonged.

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Lang and John McK. Rhodes's reader focuses on the political institutions, political activity, history, and nature of Athenian democracy and introduces some of the best British, American, German, and French scholarship on its origins, theory, and practice.

Part I is devoted to political institutions: citizenship, the assembly, the law-courts, and capital. In this unusual synthesis of political and socio-economic history, Philip Manville demonstrates that citizenship for the Athenians was not merely a legal construct but rather a complex concept that was both an institution and a mode of social by: Athenian Democracy Athens was democratic until B.C.

Athenian democracy was a "pure" or "direct" democracy as every citizen could and were expected to vote on decisions. The US has a representative democracy as we vote for representatives that make decisions for us. ATHENIAN CITIZENSHIP not become citizens of Athens even when they ended as refugees in Athenss5 or when (from the early fourth century onwards) their grant of proxeny status usually included the right to own real property in Athens.6 Or metroxenoi: I am.

He then examines the consequences of the development of direct democracy for upper-and lower-class citizens, for dissident Athenian intellectuals, and for those who were denied citizenship under the new regime (women, slaves, resident foreigners), as well as for the general development of Greek history.3/5(1).

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Athenian democracy continues to capture the modern imagination. This book offers an account of the evolution and operation of the Athenian political system. It assesses the main sources for the history of Athenian democracy, examines the criticism of the model, ancient and modern, and provides a virtual tour of the political cityscape of ancient Athens, describing the main political sites and.

Education - Education - Athens: Beginning at a date difficult to fix precisely (at the end of the 7th or during the 6th century), Athens, in contrast to Sparta, became the first to renounce education oriented toward the future duties of the soldier.

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Anyone could get ostracized – kicked out of the city for 10 years – based on voting done by the citizens using broken pieces of pottery. Listen to learn who was. For example, in Athens in the middle of the 4th century there were aboutcitizens (Athenian citizenship was limited to men and women whose parents had.

'This is a book well worth reading, for the importance of the topic, the marshalling of a rich array of evidence, the good discussions of politicians or generals with Thracian connections and their impact, and likewise, the importance of Thracian mercenaries and military tactics.The Citizenship Law of Pericles In B.C.

Pericles introduced one of most striking proposals with his sponsorship of a law stating that henceforth citizenship would be conferred only on children whose mother and father both were Athenians.

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In the pure democracy of Athens the government was not only of the people and for the people but also by the people to a far greater extent than is possible in the large representative democracies of the present.