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The ecclesia or ekklesia (ἐκκλησία) was the principal assembly of the democracy of ancient Athens during its "Golden Age" (480–404 BCE). [1]

17 relations: Ancient Agora of Athens, Apella, Areopagus, Athenian democracy, Boule (ancient Greece), Classical Athens, Constitution of the Athenians, Ekklesiasterion, Fifth-century Athens, Heliaia, Pericles, Pnyx, Scythians, Solon, Strategos, Theatre of Dionysus, Thetes.

The Ancient Agora of Classical Athens is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis and bounded on the south by the hill of the Areopagus and on the west by the hill known as the Agoraios Kolonos, also called Market Hill.

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The Apella (Ἀπέλλα) was the popular deliberative assembly in the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, corresponding to the ecclesia in most other Greek states.

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The Areopagus is the composite form of the Greek name Areios Pagos, translated "Ares Rock" (Ἄρειος Πάγος).

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Athenian democracy developed around the fifth century BC in the Greek city-state (known as a polis) of Athens, comprising the city of Athens and the surrounding territory of Attica and is the first known democracy in the world.

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In cities of ancient Greece, the boule (βουλή, boulē; plural βουλαί, boulai) was a council of citizens (βουλευταί, bouleutai) appointed to run daily affairs of the city.

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The city of Athens during the classical period of Ancient Greece (508–322 BC) was the major urban center of the notable polis (city-state) of the same name, located in Attica, Greece, leading the Delian League in the Peloponnesian War against Sparta and the Peloponnesian League.

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The Constitution of the Athenians (The Athenian constitution; Ἀθηναίων πολιτεία Athenaion Politeia) is the name given to two texts from Classical antiquity: one probably by Aristotle or a student of his, the second attributed to Xenophon, but not thought to be his work.

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In ancient Greece the ekklesiasterion (ἐκκλησιαστήριον) was the meeting place of the popular assembly (ekklesia) in a democratic Greek city-state (polis, plural poleis).

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Fifth-century Athens is the Greek city-state of Athens in the time from 480 BC-404 BC.

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Heliaia or Heliaea (Ήλιαία; Doric: Ἁλία Halia) was the supreme court of ancient Athens.

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Pericles (Περικλῆς Periklēs, in Classical Attic; c. 495 – 429 BC) was arguably the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age— specifically the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.

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The Pnyx (Πνύξ; Πνύκα, Pnyka) is a hill in central Athens, the capital of Greece.

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The Scythians (or; from Greek Σκύθης, Σκύθοι), also known as Scyth, Saka, Sakae, Sacae, Sai, Iskuzai, or Askuzai, were a large group of probably mainly Iranian-speaking "All contemporary historians, archeologists and linguists are agreed that since the Scythian and Sarmatian tribes were of the Iranian linguistic group..." Eurasian nomads who were mentioned by the literate peoples surrounding them as inhabiting large areas in the central Eurasian steppes from about the 9th century BC until about the 1st century BC.

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Solon (Σόλων; BC) was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet.

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Strategos, plural strategoi, (στρατηγός, pl.; Doric Greek: στραταγός, stratagos; literally meaning "army leader") is used in Greek to mean military general.

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The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus is a major open-air theatre and one of the earliest preserved in Athens.

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The thetes (θῆτες, thêtes, sing. θής, thēs, "serf") were the lowest social class of citizens in ancient Athens after the political reforms of Solon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecclesia_(ancient_Athens)

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