Plinius

Sunday, May 28, 2006

Our first democracy

Filed under: Uncategorized — plinius @ 6:50 pm

I seldom read books twice – but Jochen Bleickens wonderful monography on Athens and its democracy – Die athenische Demokratie – deserves a slow second reading. The Greeks and Romans are close and distant at the same time – too familiar to be exotic, but often strange and surprising in their ways.

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