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Published: 11 October 2007

464 Pages


ISBN: 9780199226580

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Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens

Peter Liddel

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • An original re-examination of the perennial theme of the Athenian concept of freedom
  • Close scrutiny of epigraphical and oratorical evidence provides a solid basis for the positing of more general conclusions
  • Introduces Rawlsian theory to an analysis of ancient polis-society