A Companion to Ancient Greek Government - eBook
Edited By: Hans Beck
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781118303177
ISBN-13: 9781118303177
Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World

Publisher's Description

This comprehensive volume details the variety of constitutions and types of governing bodies in the ancient Greek world.

  • A collection of original scholarship on ancient Greek governing structures and institutions
  • Explores the multiple manifestations of state action throughout the Greek world
  • Discusses the evolution of government from the Archaic Age to the Hellenistic period, ancient typologies of government, its various branches, principles and procedures and realms of governance
  • Creates a unique synthesis on the spatial and memorial connotations of government by combining the latest institutional research with more recent trends in cultural scholarship

Author Bio

 Hans Beck is Professor of Ancient History, John MacNaughton Chair of Classics and Director of Classical Studies at McGill University in Montreal. He is the author and editor of many books, among them Polis und Koinon (1997), Central Greece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century BC (with J. Buckler, 2008), and Consuls and Res Publica: Holding High Office in the Roman Republic (co-editor, 2011).

Editorial Reviews

“This book brings together current research and thought, as well as new insights, into the history and development of ancient Greek government, and is a welcome, scholarly, addition to any print and/or reference collection.”  (Reference Reviews, 1 October 2014)

“In any case, this collection of contributions is a real asset in that it unequivocally shows that ancient Greek governmental studies is a dynamic field of study. Moreover, the book was carefully produced and the number of typos is limited.”  (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 6 March 2014)

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