Democracy and the Athenians
The playlist brings together five courses on the history of Athenian democracy, perfect for those studying the 'Democracy and the Athenians' option for OCR A Level Classical Civilization.
 
What this playlist includes:
31 lectures across 5 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Democracy and the Athenians
Prof. Paul Cartledge
Cambridge University
1.1. The Origins of Democracy – 08:23
1.3. The Assembly – 06:31
1.4. The Law Courts – 07:15
1.5. Referendums – 06:45
1.6. The Future of Democracy – 08:02
2. Democracy and the Athenians
Prof. Robin Osborne
Cambridge University
2.1. Solon – 10:15
2.2. Cleisthenes – 10:50
2.3. Radical Democracy – 10:11
2.6. Law-Courts – 10:09
3. Democracy and the Athenians: Solon
Prof. Hans van Wees
UCL
4. Democracy and the Athenians: Cleisthenes
Dr Tom Hooper
Institute of Classical Studies, London
4.1. Historical Background – 09:32
4.2. Reform or Revolution? – 09:26
4.3. The Tribes and Demes – 09:50
4.4. The Council of 500 – 09:40
4.5. Empowering the People – 11:45
4.6. The Legacy of Cleisthenes – 10:33
5. Democracy and the Athenians: 5th Century
Prof. Edward Harris
Durham University
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