Decree of the demos. The Radical Democrats proposed an ostracism but it was turned down by the Ekklesia . -- no points awarded— Rationale: While this act seems motivated by political revenge, nothing transpired.
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The Radical Democrats proposed an ostracism but it was turned down by the Ekklesia.
-- no points awarded—
Gods. Resolved by the boulêand the dêmos,Hermon was Secretary, Poseidonios presided, Theochares made the motion: we shall sue for peace with Sparta under the following terms – that the Athenians retain their citizen rights, that they will not be sold into slavery, and that they get to keep enough of their land and fleet in order to sustain themselves. This decree shall be inscribed by the Secretary of the Boulê on a stele of marble and he shall set it up on the Acropolis.
+3 Mod. Dems., Oligarchs +1 Rad. Dems., Socratics, Indeterminates
-1 Rad. Dems., Mod. Dems.
Previous tally: +7 SO, +4 IN, +3 MD, +2 OL, -4 RD
New tally: +8 SO, +5 MD, +5 IN, +5 OL, -4 RD
Aristotle’s Athenian Constitutionchs. 34-40
Lysias’ speech Against Eratosthenes
about the motives and behavior of the 30?
lives of metics?
When the coup d’etat is overthrown, once again, the Athenians restore their democracy and wrestle with whether – and how – to settle all accounts.
Do we punish the surviving members of the 30, and their allies, or do we let them off the hook?