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Representative government in Greek and Roman history.

by Jakob Aall Ottesen Larsen

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSather classical lectures -- v. 28.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17851341M
    LC Control Number55006998

    power or shared it with the nobility. They formed an oligarchy, a government ruled by a few powerful people. Ancient Greek civilization claims the distinction of developing the first democracy in a country. In fact, the word democracy, meaning “rule of the peo-ple,” comes from the Greek words demos, meaning “people,” and kratos, mean-. In the subsequent Roman empire, Greek was the primary language of science. Advanced scientific research and teaching was mainly carried on in the Hellenistic side of the Roman empire, in Greek. The education system in the Greek city-state of Sparta was entirely different, designed to create warriors with complete obedience, courage, and.

    Greeks had settled in Southern Italy and Sicily since the 8th century this way, Italian tribes came into contact with Greek culture very early on and were influenced by it. The alphabet, [citation needed] weights and measures, [citation needed] coinage, [citation needed] many gods and cults (see interpretatio Romana) as well as the building of temples [citation needed] were derived from. Both the modern books I chose trace through the legacy of ancient Greece: what Greek authors and Greek ideas have meant, and may still mean. One of the books covers all sorts of different areas and the other—particularly close to the bone in —is concerned with democracy. Tell me about your own interest in ancient Greece.

      To the Roman Republic the world owes the concept of government institutions, many of which are present in today’s states, like the Senate, for instance. The concept of a legislative body in which different political parties vie for power, a process often lacking transparency for the outsiders, is also connected with Roman history.   The ancient Greeks were the first to create a word “democracy” comes from two Greek words that mean people (demos) and rule (kratos).Democracy is the idea that the citizens of a country should take an active role in the government of their country and manage it directly or through elected representatives.


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