This book collects the evidence for decrees through which the states of the ancient Greek world were governed and uses the evidence to study the decision-making procedures and the extent to which the citizens were actively involved. The book consists of a catalogue of the evidence for 1200+ city states, introduced by a discussion of the Athenian evidence, and with a conclusion in which the language of the decrees and the working of the political machinery in various cities is analyzed.

The Decrees of the Greek States 1997, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198149736