Chapter Twenty. States

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub Professor Director2 and
  2. Hans van Wees Professor3
  1. Hans-Joachim Gehrke President Professor

Published Online: 17 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308761.ch20

A Companion to Archaic Greece

A Companion to Archaic Greece

How to Cite

Gehrke, H.-J. (2009) States, in A Companion to Archaic Greece (eds K. A. Raaflaub and H. van Wees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308761.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Brown University, USA

  2. 3

    University College London, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Freiburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631230458

Online ISBN: 9781444308761

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Keywords:

  • Greek States and the Rule of Law;
  • Institutions - everywhere, high officials as leaders of states;
  • procedures of decision-making by the people;
  • bearing titles like diallaktes (“Reconciler”) or aisymnetes (“Pronouncer”);
  • scope of legislation - nothing was in principle exempt from regulation;
  • nature of the early Greek State

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Greek States and the Rule of Law

  • Institutions

  • Procedures

  • Scope of Legislation

  • The Nature of the Early Greek State