The Athenian Secretaries

The Athenian Secretaries

BENJAMIN IDE WHEELER
CHARLES EDWIN BENNETT
GEORGE PRENTICE BRISTOL
Volume: 7
Copyright Date: 1898
Published by: Cornell University Press
Pages: 84
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7591/j.cttq447g
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    The Athenian Secretaries
    Book Description:

    An account of the Athenian secretaries and a list of the archons from the fifth to the second centuries B.C., based on available sources.

    eISBN: 978-0-8014-6649-6
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-v)
  3. THE ATHENIAN SECRETARIES
    (pp. 1-74)

    Probably that which more than anything else determined the shape of the mechanism of Athenian government was the institution of the ten tribes. Before Kleisthenes’ time there had been four tribes only, ΓЄλЄovƮЄs, “OπλɳιЄs, ‘ApγaδЄΐs and AîγikopЄΐs, so called from the four sons of Ion. From the little we can learn of them, they seem to have been local and social in character, and therefore different in kind from those with which we are familiar in later times. Kleisthenes in devising the ten tribes strove to make them unlike their predecessors, and probably succeeded. The Kleisthenean tribes were also different...

  4. APPENDIX A. The Tribes with their Respective Demes
    (pp. 75-76)
  5. APPENDIX B. Bibliography
    (pp. 77-80)
  6. Back Matter
    (pp. 81-82)