Pelop.war.08 - democracy'people-rule rule of...

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Athens : Solon, Peisistratus, Cleisthenes ---Themistocles and the fleet; rowers ---after Persian invasions: growing power of Athens, Delian League/Athenian empire -- Pericles, dominant 461—429 Sparta : polis structure with kings, "the Equals," gender, helots and hoplites. political terms tyranny : seizure of power, not hereditary; in context of polis structure aristocracy : ['best-rule'] noble families (hereditary distinction) oligarchy : ['few-rule'] rule by small group of elite (wealth distinction)
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Unformatted text preview: democracy : ['people-rule'] rule of citizens (exclusions possible) Peloponnesian War, 431-404 —main source: Thucydides (for Wed: R8.6 + 8.7, 8.9 ) —430-426: plague in Athens —421-414: Peace of Nicias —415-413: Sicilian expedition (Nicias and Alcibiades) —411: oligarchy at Athens —404: Athenian surrender, Thirty Tyrants (403: democracy restored; eventual resurgence) Hegemony of Sparta , 404-371 Hegemony of Thebes , 371-340's...
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