Athenian Democracy – Cleisthenes and Pericles

By |2019-09-16T20:52:26-07:00July 6th, 2017|Greeks|3 Comments

Athenian democracy: the Pnyx, where the Athenian Assembly met in Classical Athens Cleisthenes invents democracy With Hippias gone and the tyranny over, the leader of the Alcmaeonid family, Cleisthenes, started to put his own political system into power in Classical Athens. Cleisthenes wanted power for himself, but he didn't want another tyranny. What [...]