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Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens

by Jon Hesk

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Deception,
  • Democracy,
  • Democracy--Greece--Athens,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • History / General,
  • Social Science : Anthropology - Cultural,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714532M
    ISBN 10052102871X
    ISBN 109780521028714
    OCLC/WorldCa70844575

    May 15,  · texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Classical Athens and the Delphic oracle: divination and democracy Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This maybom247.com: About Democracy in Classical Athens. For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government. This was not a parliamentary democracy of the modern sort but a direct democracy in which all citizens were free to participate in the business of government.

    He has published widely on ancient democracy, and previous books include Ancient Greek Democracy: Readings and Sources () and Oikistes: Studies in Constitutions, Colonies, and Military Power in the Ancient World Offered in Honor of A. J. Graham (co-edited with Vanessa Gorman, ).5/5(1). 1. Classical Democracy: Location and Nature: The classical democracy was direct democracy and Athens was the abode of such a democracy. There were, besides Athens, other Greek city states but among all the city states Athens was most prominent and powerful. Direct democracy in Athens developed in between BCE (Before Christ Era).

    Aeschylus’ Persians, the most ancient of them, was staged in BC, and by then Athens already went through the reforms of Clisthenes and was indeed a democracy. To fully understand the texts that we can thoroughly read, we have to imagine a democratic citizen audience very similar to the men who assembled together in the assembly at the. Jan 12,  · Democracy in Classical Athens: Edition 2 - Ebook written by Christopher Carey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Democracy in Classical Athens: Edition /5(1).


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Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens by Jon Hesk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description. This book is a study of the ways in which classical Athenian texts represent and evaluate the morality of deception.

It is particularly concerned with the way in which the telling of lies was a problem for the world's first democracy and compares Cited by: 1 Deception and the rhetoric of Athenian identity. British statesmen and public men have never at any time used mendacity as an instrument of war, still less have they uttered such praises of lying as Hitler has done in Mein Kampf.

This book is a study of the ways in which classical Athenian texts represent and evaluate the morality of deception.

It is particularly concerned with the way in which the telling of lies was a problem for the world's first democracy and compares this problem with the modern Western situation. Nov 23,  · Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens combines close analysis of Athenian texts with lively critiques of modern theorists and classical scholars.

Athenian democratic culture was crucially informed by a nuanced, anxious and dynamic discourse on the problems and opportunities which deception presented for its citizenry. Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens combines close analysis of Athenian texts with lively critiques of modern theorists and classical scholars.

Athenian democratic culture was crucially informed by a nuanced, anxious and dynamic discourse on the problems and opportunities which deception presented for its citizenry.

Mobilizing comparisons with twentieth-century democracies, the author argues that Athenian literature made deception a fundamental concern for democratic. Nov 02,  · Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens combines close analysis of Athenian texts with lively critiques of modern theorists and classical scholars.

Athenian democratic culture was crucially informed by a nuanced, anxious and dynamic discourse on the problems and opportunities which deception presented for its citizenry. Mobilizing comparisons with twentieth-century democracies, the author argues that Athenian literature made deception a fundamental concern for democratic Author: Jon Hesk.

Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens combines close analysis of Athenian texts with lively critiques of modern theorists and classical scholars.

Athenian democratic culture was crucially informed by a nuanced, anxious and dynamic discourse on the problems and opportunities which deception presented for its citizenry.

Mobilising comparisons with twentieth-century democracies, the author argues that Athenian literature made deception a fundamental concern for democratic. Request PDF | Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens. By Jon Hesk | This thoughtful and wide-ranging book addresses a problem that is as salient for modern as for ancient democracies: Given.

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Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens combines close analysis of Athenian texts with lively critiques of modern theorists and classical scholars. Athenian democratic culture was crucially informed by a nuanced, anxious and dynamic discourse on the problems and opportunities which deception presented for its maybom247.com: Jon Hesk.

Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens. By Jon Hesk. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. $ - Volume 1 Issue 1 - Josiah OberAuthor: Josiah Ober. 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.

Race and citizen identity in the classical Athenian democracy / Susan Lape. JC 75 C5 L37 Born of the earth: myth and politics in Athens / Nicole Loraux ; translated from the French by Selina Stewart.

Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens. This is the rst full-length study of the representation of deceit and lies in classical Athens. Dr Hesk traces the ways in which Athenian drama, democratic oratory and elite prose writing construct and theorise a relationship between dishonesty and civic identity.5/5(1).

Dec 01,  · About Democracy in Classical Athens. Throughout this period Athens was the cultural centre of Greece and one of the major Greek powers.

This book traces the development and operation of the political system and explores its underlying principles. Christopher Carey assesses the ancient sources of the history of Athenian democracy and.

My first book Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens (CUP ) dealt with the representation and evaluation of deception in these genres in democratic Athens.

Part of this study explored the socio-political significance of discussions of ‘evidence’ in Athenian tragedy and forensic oratory.

Liddell Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens. Hesk Deception and Democracy in Classical Athens. N F Jones Rural Athens under the Democracy. Ober Democracy and Knowledge. Held Models of Democracy.

Lape Race and citizen identity in Classical Athenian Democracy. Shear Polis. disposal. Our ancient sources suggest that the most significant and distinctively democratic institution in Athens was the courts, where decisions were made by large panels of randomly selected ordinary citizens with no possibility of appeal.!This dissertation reinterprets Athenian democracy as “dikastic democracy” (from.

Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens By David M. Pritchard Settling a debate that has been ongoing since classical times, this book calculates the real costs of religion, politics, and war to demonstrate what the Athenian citizenry valued most highly.

The citation and interpretation of Athens' laws prohibiting false promises to, and deception of the demos is a crucial element in this nexus of rhetorical strategies.

(Demosthenes ) Demosthenes now places his audience in a potentially objective relationship to the law. Democracy and Knowledge INNOVATION AND LEARNING IN CLASSICAL ATHENS Josiah Ober tice of democracy in classical Athens, a historical, social-scientific, and I have received a great deal of support in writing this book.

I developed the preliminary framework during a .Christopher Carey assesses the ancient sources of the history of Athenian democracy and evaluates criticisms of the system, ancient and modern. He also provides a virtual tour of the political cityscape of ancient Athens, describing the main political sites and structures, including the maybom247.com: $Athens and Athenian democracy / "These collected papers construct a distinctive view of classical Athens and of Athenian democracy, a view which takes seriously the evidence of settlement archaeology and of art history.

This evidence both casts new light on traditional questions and enables new questions to be asked, question Full description.