HIST301 W3 Forum

HIST301 W3 Forum

Please discuss 1 of the following questions below. Please use historical examples from your reading in this post and incorporate and cite at least 2 passages from this week’s assigned readings. The follow up and the peer posts may be on any aspect of this week’s topics. Make sure that you clearly demonstrate that you are constructing your post on the basis of this week’s assigned readings: there is no credit awarded for outside sources; there will be point deductions for the incorporation of lower-tier sources. 1) Discuss Athenian democracy. Assess the degree of equality and political participation under the reforms of Solon, Cleisthenes, and Ephialtes. How does Athenian democracy compare to democratic practices today? Readings for this forum: Martin, Thomas R., Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times. Second Edition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. Martin, chapters 5-8