The Athenian Agora and the experiment in democracy


We recognize ancient Greece as the birthplace of democracy, but what did democracy really mean to the Greeks?

 


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "The Athenian Agora and the experiment in democracy," in Smarthistory, December 15, 2015, accessed September 18, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/the-athenian-agora-and-the-experiment-in-democracy/.