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Athenian democracy developed around the 6th century BC in the Greek city-state (known as a polis) of Athens, comprising the city of Athens and the surrounding territory of Attica. Wikipedia

  • Classical Athens

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    Procedure under Athenian democracy in which any citizen could be expelled from the city-state of Athens for ten years. Often used preemptively. Wikipedia


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    • When this tyranny was ended, the Athenians founded the world's first democracy as a radical solution to prevent the aristocracy regaining power.Ancient Greece-Wikipedia
    • Eager to secure Athens' independence from Spartan control, Cleisthenes proposed a political revolution: that all citizens share power, regardless of status, making Athens a "democracy".Ancient Greece-Wikipedia
    • According to this model, the principles of Athenian democracy (as it existed in his day) are rejected as only a few are fit to rule.Plato-Wikipedia
    • In ancient Athens, the Athenian democracy was restored on three separate occasions following the initial conquest of the city by Antipater in 322BC.Macedonia (ancient kingdom)-Wikipedia
    • Led by Cleisthenes, Athenians established what is generally held as the first democracy in 508–507 BC. Cleisthenes is referred to as "the father of Athenian democracy".Democracy-Wikipedia
    • In forming their theory of the mixed constitution, the founders looked to Athenian democracy and Roman republicanism for models, but regarded the Roman emperor as a figure of tyranny.Roman Empire-Wikipedia

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