1 Athenian Citizenship: The Descent Group and the Alternatives

  title={1 Athenian Citizenship: The Descent Group and the Alternatives},
  author={John Kenyon Davies},
  journal={Athenian Democracy},
  • J. Davies
  • Published 15 March 2004
  • Athenian Democracy

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