ANCH026_Lecture07

ANCH026_Lecture07

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Unformatted text preview: 600-550 BCE, SOLON’S REFORMS •  Seisachtheia (“shaking off of burdens”) – cancellation of debt Solonian property classes 1.  Pentekosiomedimnoi > 500 measures •  Abolition of debtbondage 2.  Hippeis > 300 measures •  Reorganization of the population 3.  Zeugitai > 200 measures 4.  Thetes < 200 measures SOLON’S REFORMS •  Seisachtheia (“shaking off of burdens”) – cancellation of debt •  Abolition of debtbondage •  Reorganization of the population Only the elite has access to the archonship All citizens have access to the assembly Who benefits? Same old story… FACTIONS AND STASIS Three regional groups: •  Men of the Plain: Megacles •  Men of Coast: Lycurgus •  Men of the Hills: Peisistratus INTRODUCING: TYRANNY Peisistratus’ three attempts at tyranny 561 BCE 558 BCE 546 BCE Tyrants and …...
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This document was uploaded on 03/18/2014 for the course ANCH 026 at UPenn.

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