The Intricacies of Democracy in Ancient Greece

Daniel Zalec

Historian Paul Cartledge contextualises and assesses democracy in the ancient Greek world as a multifaceted phenomenon, expanding on the themes of his 2016 book, Democracy: A Life. Dr. Cartledge also explains the importance of this legacy to the modern western world. This Hellenic Society event was held at The Hellenic Centre in London; and audience questions follow.

Lecture date: October 19, 2016.
Alternative lecture: Gresham College (Sep. 27, 2016).

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