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The Phratries of Attica (2nd ed.)

Lambert, Stephen David 1998. The Phratries of Attica (2nd ed.). Michigan Monographs in Classical Antiquity, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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Abstract

The Phratries of Attica provides the first comprehensive account in English of a key institution in ancient Athens: the Attic phratries. These hereditary groups of citizens, linked to one locale or more in Attica, played a crucial role in regulating access to Athenian citizenship. The author concentrates on the evidence, much of it epigraphical, for the period 450-250 B.C.E., but he also considers the role of the phratry in the reforms of Cleisthenes and examines the institution's origins and its probable demise in the second century B.C.E.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CN Inscriptions. Epigraphy.
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472083992
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 15:45
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/38903

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