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By George Grote

ISBN-10: 0415223695

ISBN-13: 9780415223690

This abridgement of the vintage twelve quantity paintings, which used to be made within the early years of the century and released by means of George Routledge and Sons, is now to be had back and makes available the basic Grote.

This re-creation additionally comprises an unique creation in accordance with the most recent learn which areas Grote's heritage in its highbrow context, discusses its salient positive factors and strains its next reception over the last century and a part.

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J. G. , Gotha, 1877–78). J. P. , 1896). J. P. MAHAFFY, Hist. , 1899). E. R. , 1902). E. A. FREEMAN, History of Federal Government, vol. i. (ed. J. B. , 1893). A. HOLM, History of Greece, vol. iv. B. NIESE, Gesch. C. ). Constitutional history G. GILBERT, Constitutional Antiquities (Eng. , 1895). A. H. J. GREENIDGE, Handbook of Constitutional History (Oxford, 1896). A. BOEKH, Political Economy of Athens (Eng. , 1857). J. W. , 1891). U. v. WILAMOWITZ-MOELLENDORFF, Aristoteles und Athen (Berlin, 1893).

60, and ix. , Hipparchus, 228 D. 10 E A R LY AT T I C A though constituting an important aggregate in the estimation of their inhabitants, appeared to the central government too small a unit to take into account. If we now review the political and social organization of early Attica, we find an immigrant ‘Ionian’ nobility overlaid upon a nucleus of autochthonous Athenians. By their control of a government centralized to an unusual degree, and, above all, of the State religion, the former constitute an oligarchy of the most rigid type, and of popular institutions there exists as yet no trace.

So far as they deal with purely national questions, they have been antiquated ever since the days of Rawlinson. Therefore, instead of reprinting the whole of this section, we would refer the student to the account in E. Meyer’s Geschichte des Altertums, vol. , book 1. Those pages, however, which record the early relations of Persia with Greece have been incorporated in a composite chapter; while the end of Chapter XXXIV. and the whole of Chapter XXXV. have been welded together into a chapter whose subject is the Ionic Revolt.

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