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Athenian Democratic Origins and other essays by G. E. M. de Ste. Croix

By G. E. M. de Ste. Croix

This can be a protection of the Athenian democracy via an excellent radical historian. Geoffrey de Ste. Croix indicates how even its oddest positive aspects made feel, and illustrates different elements influencing Athenian politics--for example, exchange and advertisement pursuits mattered little or no. notwithstanding written within the Nineteen Sixties, those hitherto unpublished essays stay clean and cutting edge.

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2. 115 See Endnote vii (p. 66 below). 116 See Jarde´, CAG I 186–7. 117 The one piece of evidence I know from Athens which gives corn and oil prices simultaneously is an early fourth-century sacrifice tariff: IG II2 1356. 7–8, 13–14, 17–18, 21–2. The values work out at 3 dr. per med. for wheat and 12 dr. per metr. for oil. See also Jarde´, CAG I 185–6; W. K. Pritchett in Hesp. 25 (1956), at p. 184. g. B. Bu¨chsenschu¨tz, Besitz u. Erwerb im griech. Alt. (1869), 54–6; De Sanctis, A2 235–6; Beloch, GG II2 I 302–3; Ed.

We are not concerned at this stage with the question whether the qualification of the Pentakosiomedimnoi (as of the other census classes) was later changed, either so as to include other income than that from land, or into its equivalent in money capital. All we have to decide now is whether the original qualification was or was not purely in terms of landed produce. Some, including Eduard Meyer,151 have The question is whether pr obaton kai draxm Zn means ‘a sheep and a drachma’ or ‘a sheep or a drachma’.

OB osia metra t a ‘ syn amwv jZr a kai ygr a [‘a man had to be classed as a Pentakosiomedimnos if he produced from his own land 500 measures, dry and liquid together’]. Two main problems arise here: (1) Is ‘ a a correct descrippentak osia metra t a syn amwv jZr a kai ygr tion of the method of assessment? (2) Is it true that the only income ’ tZB & oi’ keiaB [‘from his own land’], so which counted was that ek that only the produce of land counted, and not income derived from manufacture or trade or personal skills?

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