Demography and Democracy: The Number of Athenian Citizens in the Fourth Century B.C

  title={Demography and Democracy: The Number of Athenian Citizens in the Fourth Century B.C},
  author={Robin Osborne and Mogens Herman Hansen},
Conscription of Hoplites in Classical Athens
Although Attic funeral orations praise the citizen-soldiers of Athens for embracing the opportunity to serve their city, hoplite service was compulsory throughout the Classical period.1 The
Draft evasion onstage and offstage in classical Athens
In time of war Athens required citizens who could afford armour and weapons to serve as hoplites, if called upon; at the time of the Peloponnesian War, some 18,000–24,000 men were eligible for
Agricultural Terraces in Classical and Hellenistic Greece
Agricultural terraces have been a necessary element in the landscapes of Classical and Hellenistic periods in many areas of the Greek world. These terraces, formed by long terrace walls, shaped the
The Instrumental Value of Others and Institutional Change: An Athenian Case Study
The question of what the ancient Greeks can tell us about democracy can be answered by reference to three fields that have traditionally been pursued with little reference to one another: ancient
Zeugitai in Fifth-Century Athens: Social and Economic Qualification from Cleisthenes to the End of the Peloponnesian War
The status of zeugitai as middle-class hoplites has received considerable attention in recent decades regarding property requirements for inclusion into the hoplite rank and their expected role in
Inscriptions from Panakton
  • M. Munn
  • History
    Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • 2021
Abstract:Six inscriptions of the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C. recovered during surface survey and excavation at Panakton (the paleokastro above Prasino/Kavasala) are published here in full, four of
Papyri and the Social World of the New Testament
In this book, Sabine Huebner explores the world of the protagonists of the New Testament and the early Christians using the rich papyrological evidence from Roman Egypt. This gives us unparalleled
Athenian Democracy at War
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