Solons reforms seisachtheia shaking off of burdens

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Unformatted text preview: up the boundary stones (horoi)stuck in everywhere; earlier she was enslaved, now she is free. SOLON’S REFORMS •  Seisachtheia (“shaking off of burdens”) – cancellation of debt •  Abolition of debtbondage Many men I brought up to their divinely-founded fatherland, men sold, one illegally, another legally, and others fleeing by forcible necessity, no longer speaking an Attic-tongue, as men wandering everywhere; and others holding a shameful slavery, now trembling before their masters, I set them free... Recall: Hoplite warfare “Chigi Vase”,...
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