GRAECO-ROMAN ORGINS: DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS

Themes


Graeco-Roman Roots: Myth and Archaeology


Are the Romans who they say they are?

Democratic City-States in the Aegean


Athenian Worldview: democracy for whom?


Roman Republic and Imperial Expansion

Republican Ideals (Polybius)
Bad Form Tyranny Oligarchy Radical
Democracy

illlegitimate
rule by one
rule by the few mob rule
Good Form Monarchy Aristocracy Constitutional
Democracy

legitimate
rule by one
rule by best rule by
majority
Roman office consuls senate assemblies
Roman values imperium dignitas libertas

Republican Worldview


Conclusions


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