Councils in Greek Oligarchies and Democracies

Robert W. Wallace*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Ancient Greek Government
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781405198585
StatePublished - Jan 23 2013


  • Archaic and classical Greek governments
  • Aristotle's "Cretan council."
  • Aristotle's council, as institution of democracies
  • Councils in Greek oligarchies/democracies
  • Cretan poleis and boulai
  • Dark Age communities
  • Dysfunctional, with tyrannies/democracies
  • Greek constitutions and laws
  • Oligarchic councils, and Homer's demos
  • Popular assemblies and Probouleusis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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