Athenian Politics c800-500 BC: A Sourcebook (Studies in by G. R. Stanton

By G. R. Stanton

A serious method of the assets of knowledge on old Athenian politics featuring modern resources, later ancient and biographical writings, archaeological facts, inscriptions on stone, and papyri from Egypt.

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Here, again after verse 11 and after verse 25 there are lacunae (gaps) in the preserved text of thirty-nine verses. 3 The reading and the meaning of this couplet are controversial. Linforth, Solon the Athenian [University of California Publications in Classical Philology, 6] (Berkeley 1919) 202–4. I accept West’s text and take closely with . SOLON 27 4 In the fourteen verses after the lacuna Solon points out how lawlessness (dusnomia) brings evil to everyone in the city, while respect for the law (eunomia) brings order, checks greed (koros), dims arrogance (hubris), makes growing infatuation (ate) wither and stops acts of civil strife.

What brought the nobles to the point where they were prepared to risk a reduction in their own power? It seems to have been the fear that their lower-class retainers would be swept away from their aristocratic patrons by someone who could use them to establish a tyranny in Athens; and a tyranny would disrupt the structure of politics and destroy the power of the nobles. There are, indeed, references to the dependence of poorer people on the nobles (or at least ‘the rich’) in our sources. Also relevant to this section are the passages on the aftermath of the Kylon affair in Chapter I, pp.

What brought the nobles to the point where they were prepared to risk a reduction in their own power? It seems to have been the fear that their lower-class retainers would be swept away from their aristocratic patrons by someone who could use them to establish a tyranny in Athens; and a tyranny would disrupt the structure of politics and destroy the power of the nobles. There are, indeed, references to the dependence of poorer people on the nobles (or at least ‘the rich’) in our sources. Also relevant to this section are the passages on the aftermath of the Kylon affair in Chapter I, pp.

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