Early Athens. To the time of Draco. The Age of Tyranny finally passed. Tyranny died out by 500. Many of the reasons for stasis in the seventh and sixth centuries faded by then. Tyranny or the threat of tyranny may have “tamed” the volatile aristocratic rivalries.
To the time of Draco
Minos, Daedalus, and Theseus:
Story of re-foundation.
12 fratries or brotherhoods.
300+ clans or families
30 Trittyes, like counties.
100+ de’mes, like townships.Old Ionian vs. New Attic
Cleisthenes would use the new territorial divisions of the people to form a new government structure.