Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

Available on The Great Courses Signature Collection, Prime Video
Explore the Athenians’ view of their great political experiment: democracy. In 24 history-rich episodes, Professor Robert Garland takes you into the world of leaders like Solon, Cleisthenes, and Pericles, as well as the judgments of contemporary historians such as Herodotus and Thucydides. The result is a fascinating story of what is arguably the boldest political initiative in history.