[Agora Webpage] Birth of Democracy: Women


The Unenfranchised I - Women Numerous people resident in Athens and Attica had little part in the political life of the state. Most glaring by modern standards was the exclusion of women, although a similar ... red-figure fragment of a kylix ... red-figure fragment of a vase,

[Agora Webpage] Birth of Democracy: Slaves and Resident Aliens


The Unenfranchised II - Slaves and Resident Aliens Also excluded from political participation were two other large segments of the population: slaves and metics (resident aliens). Slavery was common in ... (Attic) red-figure kylix ... red-figure plate, 520-510 B.C.

[Agora Webpage] Birth of Democracy: The Athenian Army


The Athenian Army From the very beginning, the Athenians were compelled to fight for their new democracy. Their dramatic victories over the Boiotians and Chalkidians in 506 B.C. led many to attribute Athenian ... (Attic) red-figure bell-krater ... (Attic) red-figure lekythos

[Agora Webpage] Birth of Democracy: State Religion


State Religion: The Archon Basileus There was no attempt in Classical Athens to separate church and state. Altars and shrines were intermingled with the public areas and buildings of the city. A single ... Athenian (Attic) red-figure

[Agora Webpage] Publications: Monographs


Monographs Excavations in the civic and cultural center of classical Athens began in 1931 and have continued almost without interruption to the present day. The first Athenian Agora volumes presenting ... Red-Figured and White-Ground ... the inventoried red-figure ... Attic red figure have been