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12:00 Thursday; Democracy in Classical Athens
bristol | protests | news report Wednesday November 09, 2011 22:32 by An Occupier occupybristol at riseup dot net
The golden age of Classical Athens is frequently mentioned as the pinnacle of European civilisation. Less often mentioned is the fact that Athens was governed by a Council elected by lottery and ruled by a Citizen's Assembly with a quorate of 6,000. How did it work and why are we never told about this ?