A companion to ancient Greek government / edited by Hans Beck.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell companions to the ancient worldPublication details: Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 590 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118303214; 1118303210; 9781118303177; 1118303172; 9781118303184; 1118303180; 9781299159334; 1299159338Subject(s): Political science -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 | Political science -- Philosophy -- History -- To 1500 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Civics & Citizenship | Political science | Political science -- Philosophy | Greece | To 1500Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to Ancient Greek government.DDC classification: 938 LOC classification: JC73 | .C64 2013ebOnline resources: Wiley Online Library
This comprehensive volume details the variety of constitutions and types of governing bodies in the ancient Greek world. A collection of original scholarship on ancient Greek governing structures and institutionsExplores the multiple manifestations of state action throughout the Greek worldDiscusses the evolution of government from the Archaic Age to the Hellenistic period, ancient typologies of government, its various branches, principles and procedures and realms of governanceCreates a unique synthesis on the spatial and memorial connotations of government.
Introduction / Hans Beck -- Greek Government in History. The Rise of State Action in the Archaic Age / Jonathan M Hall -- The Classical Greek and Its Government / Barry Strauss -- Dynastic Courts of the Hellenistic Empires / Rolf Strootman -- Hellenistic Cities / Hans-Ulrich Wiemer -- Ancient Templates and Typologies. Archaic and Classical Greek Reflections on Politics and Government / Kurt A Raaflaub -- Plato's View on Greek Government / Luc Brisson -- Aristotle / Peter L P Simpson -- Polybios on Government, Interstate Relations, and Imperial Expansion / Craige B Champion -- One-Man Government / Nino Luraghi -- Unlike(ly) Twins? / Hartmut Leppin -- To Rule and Be Ruled: Greek Governing Bodies. Citizenship, the Citizen Body, and its Assemblies / Josine Blok -- Officials and Office-Holding / Alex McAuley -- Councils in Greek Oligarchies and Democracies / Robert W Wallace -- Law Courts / Domingo Avilés, David C Mirhady -- Process and Procedure. Laws and Legislation in Ancient Greece / Michael Gagarin -- Tyche's Force: Lottery and Chance in Greek Government / Elizabeth Kosmetatou -- Governmental Checks and Balances / Pierre Fröhlich -- Forms and Forums of Public Speech / Loren J Samons -- Responsibilities and Realms of Action. Public Administration / Frances Pownall -- Greek Government and Education / Lynn Kozak -- Government and Warfare / John Serrati -- Finance and Taxes / Vincent Gabrielsen -- Greek Government and the Organization of Time / Robert Hannah -- The Religious Management of the / Pierre Bonnechere -- Space and Memory. Spaces of Government / Charles W Hedrick -- Keeping Record, Making Public / Adele C Scafuro -- Monumental Representations of Government / Jenifer Neils -- State Festivals and Celebrations / Pauline Schmitt Pantel -- Government Beyond the City-State. Greek Amphiktyonies / Peter Funke -- and / Jeremy McInerney -- Governing Interstate Alliances / Thomas Figueira, Sean R Jensen -- Interstate Governance / Sheila L Ager.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.