Democracy and the Athenians

5 courses, 31 lectures
5:18:17

Classics & Ancient History

Democracy and the Athenians

Democracy and the Athenians

In this course, Professor Paul Cartledge (University of Cambridge) explores compares and contrasts the democracy of Classical Athens with that of the United Kingdom in the 21st century. The course begins by considering the...

6 lectures

0:48:28

Prof. Paul Cartledge

Cambridge University

Classics & Ancient History

Democracy and the Athenians

Democracy and the Athenians

In this course, Prof. Robin Osborne (University of Cambridge) explores the development and operation of Athenian democracy. In the first half of the course, we outline the major landmarks in the development of development of...

7 lectures

1:14:34

Prof. Robin Osborne

Cambridge University

Classics & Ancient History

Democracy and the Athenians: Solon

Democracy and the Athenians: Solon

In this course, Professor Hans van Wees (University College, London) explores the reforms of Solon in the early sixth century BC. We begin by thinking about the social and political problems faced by Athens in the period,...

6 lectures

0:52:42

Prof. Hans van Wees

University College London

Classics & Ancient History

Democracy and the Athenians: Cleisthenes

Democracy and the Athenians: Cleisthenes

In this course, Dr Tom Hooper (University of Cambridge) explores the democracy reforms of Cleisthenes in the early 6th century BC. We begin by thinking about the development of the Athenian constitution in the sixth century,...

6 lectures

1:00:46

Dr Tom Hooper

Institute of Classical Studies, London

Classics & Ancient History

Democracy and the Athenians: 5th Century

Democracy and the Athenians: 5th Century

In this course, Professor Edward Harris (University of Durham) explores the development and operation of Athenian democracy in the fifth century BC. In the first module, we think about the kind of society that existed in Attica...

6 lectures

1:21:47

Prof. Edward Harris

Durham University