Lecture 10 1134
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Date Created: 10/11/16
Athens o Good land to settle on o Access to water Port nearby o People in Athens consistently o Thought they came from the earth Not a lot of farmland o Very organized o Synokism Unification of Attica Political unity o 7th century crisis Too many people in Athens No colonies yet Overpopulation Richer Athenians enslaving the poorer ones o Archons Rulers Named the years by who was the archon o Tyranny First attempt - Kylon o Draco Wrote the Athenian laws down This held people to the laws No misremembering Very harsh laws Coined the term draconian Morale in Athens plummeted Led to some military defeats o Solon New laws No freeborn Athenian citizen could be enslaved by another Changed the economic base - forbid the export of grain Fathers had to teach a trade to their sons Defined property classes Made a justice system Jurors of any class
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