A Companion to Ancient Greek Government

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Hans Beck
Wiley, Jan 31, 2013 - History - 616 pages
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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

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About the author (2013)

 Hans Beck is Professor of Ancient History, JohnMacNaughton Chair of Classics and Director of Classical Studies atMcGill University in Montreal. He is the author and editor ofmany books, among them Polis und Koinon (1997), CentralGreece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century BC (withJ. Buckler, 2008), and Consuls and Res Publica: Holding HighOffice in the Roman Republic (co-editor, 2011).

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