Title From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law: Law, Society, and Politics in Fifth-Century Athens
Book Condition Good
Publisher University of California Press
0520067983 / 9780520067981
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Analyzing the "democratic" features and institutions of the Athenian democracy in the fifth century B.C., Martin Ostwald traces their development from Solon's judicial reforms to the flowering of popular sovereignty, when the people assumed the right both to enact all legislation and to hold magistrates accountable for implementing what had been enacted.