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6 07, 2017

Ancient Greek court system

By |2019-07-24T22:27:06-07:00July 6th, 2017|Government, Greeks|0 Comments

Greek courts met in places like this theater at Epidauros (200 BC) Greek courts in the Archaic period In ancient Athens, in the Archaic period, what did you  do if you thought someone had hurt you or stolen something from you? Archaic Athens Greek government All our ancient Greece articles You could drag [...]

6 07, 2017

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 [...]