The Phratries of Attica
University of Michigan Press, 1998 - 424 pages
Presents the innovative view that the classical Greek "phratry" system reflected democratic government rather than aristocratic.
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Phratry Membership and Athenian Citizenship
Phratries and Their Subgroups
Demotionidai and Dekeleieis
Apatouria Admission and Membership
Property and Finances
Religion and Officers
After Cleisthenes Conclusion
Cleisthenes and Before
The Phratry in Cleisthenes Reforms and Before
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