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    The Rhetoric of the Past in Demosthenes and Aeschines: Oratory, History, and Politics in Classical Athens, Written by Guy Westwood.Matteo Barbato - 2021 - Polis 38 (2):355-357.
  2. ‘For Themistocles of Phrearrhioi, on Account of Honour’: Ostracism, Honour and the Nature of Athenian Politics.Matteo Barbato - 2021 - Classical Quarterly 71 (2):500-519.
    This article offers a new interpretation of the Athenian institution of ostracism and explores its significance for our understanding of democratic politics. A popular scholarly trend interprets ostracism as an instrument for pursuing conflict among aristocratic politicians, in accordance with a view of Athenian democracy as dominated by a restricted elite competing for power and prestige. This article aims to reassess this picture by investigating ostracism in the light of recent studies of honour, which have stressed honour's potential for balancing (...)
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    Creating a Constitution: Law, Democracy, and Growth in Ancient Athens by Federica Carugati.Matteo Barbato - 2020 - Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity 114 (1):112-113.
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