Isonomia (ἰσονομία "equality of political rights," from the Greek ἴσος isos, "equal," and νόμος nomos, "usage, custom, law,") was a word used by Ancient Greek writers such as Herodotus and Thucydides to refer to some kind of popular government. It was subsequently eclipsed until brought back into English as isonomy ("equa...
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(from the article `Cleisthenes Of Athens`) ...the basis of representation in public office, and the Solonian Council of Four Hundred was increased to 500 (50 from each tribe, with members ...
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