The Historical Geography of Asia Minor by W.M. Ramsay
By W.M. Ramsay
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In April 1993. The conference featured pap ers and comme ntary by classical historians and political theorists (see über and Hedri ck 1996). In the aftermath of the conference, Bernard Gr ofman pr oposed publishing a group ofpapers inspired by the conference proceeding s as a forum in PS: Political Science and Politics. In the essay that I contributed to that forum, which has been substa ntially reworked and expa nded here, I took the opportunity to develop points that arose in th e course of several conference discussions, most not ab ly in a long conversation with Sheldon Wolin on the subj ect of democracy, power , rh etorie, and the problem of stable government versus revolutionary energies.
Magi strates were forced to undergo rigorous publi c scru tiny before entering office and a pu blic audit upon leaving office. Magistrates suspected of conspiring against the people could always be (and frequently were) indicted and punished in the people's courts. There is no eviMar kle 1985; T od d 1990. 1989. " Senior-panner thesis: de La ix 1973. 15 Hansen 1991, 145- 46. 12 13 ~Iille tl 26 CHAPT ER 3 denee to suggest that boards of magistrates ever constituted anything like a hidden government.
The policies of the T yrant s them selves had gone a long way in breakin g down the traditi onal ties of dependence and obed ience between upper- and lower-class Athenians.