Polis and Politics: Studies in Ancient Greek History

  title={Polis and Politics: Studies in Ancient Greek History},
  author={Phillip Harding and Pernille Flensted-Jensen and Thomas Heine Nielsen and Lene Rubinstein},
Politics and the Pamphlet of Stesimbrotus of Thasos
There has been much debate on the nature and Tendenz (if any) of the mysterious pamphlet of Stesimbrotus of Thasos, which circulated in antiquity under the title On Themistocles, Thucydides, and Pe...
The Soul of Oligarchy: The Rule of the Few in Ancient Greece
summary:The Greeks of the Classical Era were familiar with many of the complications that could result from the traditional tripartite division of possible regimes into monarchy, oligarchy, and
Globalization, Transnationalism, and the Local in Ancient Greece
This article examines the idea that Greek poleis were interconnected in different types of networks and that localism and the notion of the local are byproducts of globalism. It considers how Greek
Macroculture, sports and democracy in classical Greece
In the present essay we examine whether and how sports affected the emergence of democracy as a political phenomenon in Classical Greece. To achieve this we introduce in a model the concept of
Politics and the Street in Democratic Athens
Introduction 1. A tour of the Agora 2. Athenian social networks 3. The problem of non-institutional politics 4. Institutionalizing theatricality in the assembly 5. 'Publicity stunts' in Athenian
Powerful figures and images: Contribution to Personification of Polis in Hellenistic Art
Anthropomorphic symbol in the visual art was an integral part of ancient Greek culture since beginning. Personification of Hellenistic polis, understood as broad and diverse social, geographic and
The Athletic Body in Classical Athens: Literary and Historical Perspectives
This paper explores representations of the athletic body in classical Athenian literature (c.480–336 bce) and their implications for understanding the role of sport in ancient Athens during the
An exploratory research : Fear and the need of security interplay as a business mechanism
Background: Humanity builds and writes its history. Overtime the need of feeling secure has been present originated from an emotion, a condition and reaction: the fear of threats or danger. The imp
From House Church to Tenement Church: Domestic Space and the Development of Early Urban Christianity—The Example of Ephesus
The thesis attempts to posit a solution to the widely attested gap in our current knowledge regarding the physical circumstances in which the first urban Christians met and established a tangible