Athens: The Dawn of Democracy

  • 2007
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

Part 1 of 2. Historian Bettany Hughes examines ancient Athens, which gave birth to democracy despite being a repressive, warlike state. Included: artifacts, such as voting mechanisms; the building of the Parthenon by Pericles.

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Part 1 of 2. Historian Bettany Hughes examines ancient Athens, which gave birth to democracy despite being a repressive, warlike state. Included: artifacts, such as voting mechanisms; the building of the Parthenon by Pericles.

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