City-States in Classical Antiquity and Medieval Italy by Anthony Molho, Julia Emlen, Kurt Raaflaub

By Anthony Molho, Julia Emlen, Kurt Raaflaub

Stories the improvement of city-states within the classical and medieval sessions

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On the khei­ rotonia, see the remarks of M. H. Hansen, The Athenian Ecclesia (Copenhagen, 1 983) 1 04, and E. S. Staveley, Greek and Roman Voting and Elections (Ithaca, New York, 1972) 83-4. 39. What part did sight play in the various voting procedures? The question is as important as it is difficult to answer; it cannot be discussed at any length here. I will, however, make two observations. 1 . 9); 2. Voting with ballots is not necessarily a guarantee of secrecy (Staveley, op. , 84-5), since voters are sen filing by to cast their vote and can therefore be influenced.

Was a thin one in classical Greece" ( The Ancient Greeks [no 1 ] 60; see also Politics in the Ancient World [no 1 ] 105 6). 25. See M. N. Tod, A Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions II (Oxford, 194 8) no. 3 (psephon phaneran dienegkein) . 26. On diaphora and civic discord, in addition to the inscription at Nakone (n. 15 (where diaphora leads to stasis), or J. ), Choix d'inscriptions grecques (Paris, 1 960) no. 2 1 (where a dispute between the citizens of Samos was settled, as was frequently the case in the Hellenistic period, by the intervention of foreign judges).

Und 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. Vestigia 35 (Munich, 1985). 47. See my "Le lien de la division," Le cahier du col/ege international de philosophie 4 (1987) 101-24. Loraux: Unity and Division 45 It is as though the city could never envisage its breakup along the lines of multiplicity. According to the logic of multiplicity, the diversity and even disparity of diverging groups would destroy unity. 48 It may be said that this is an excessively abstract model, but I do not think s o. It is endlessly replicated in a phenomenon that is a figure of both language and thought: the very widespread tendency in historical writing and in decrees of reconciliation to present stasis as the confrontation of two inter­ changeable halves of the city.

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