Athenian Democracy at War

@inproceedings{Pritchard2018AthenianDA,
  title={Athenian Democracy at War},
  author={David M. Pritchard},
  year={2018}
}
  • D. Pritchard
  • Published 8 November 2018
  • Political Science, History
Classical Athens perfected direct democracy. The plays of this ancient Greek state are still staged today. These achievements are rightly revered. Less well known is the other side of this success story. Democratic Athens completely transformed warfare and became a superpower. The Athenian armed forces were unmatched in size and professionalism. This book explores the major reasons behind this military success. It shows how democracy helped the Athenians to be better soldiers. For the first… 
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