Athenian democracy


Athenian democracy
пол. афинская демократия (форма политической организации общества, существовавшая в древне-греческом городе-государстве Афины с к. 6 по н. 4 вв. до н. э.; основана на назначении должностных лиц путем жеребьевки и принятии прочих важных государственных решений путем прямого голосования граждан по правилу большинства; в голосовании не имели право участвовать женщины, иностранцы и рабы; противники этой формы ранней демократии уничижительно называют ее охлократией (от ochlos — толпа); сторонники же считают ее одним из первых и, возможно, лучшим примером функционирования прямой демократии)
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