Book Reviews

  title={Book Reviews},
  author={Simon Lloyd},
  pages={590 - 594}
  • S. Lloyd
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Political Science
  • Ethics
lot and a few top officials by election (156). In any given year, therefore, some twelve hundred Athenian citizens held public office, many in quite influential positions. This figure is equal to at least 6 percent of the total citizen body and 30 percent of the number who participated in the Assembly. Since most offices were selected by lot, there was a great deal of turnover from year to year. The widespread opportunity to influence policy by holding public office provided additional…