Ancient Athenian Finances, with David Pritchard

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Dr David Pritchard of the University of Queensland (http://hapi.uq.edu.au/dr-david-pritchard) returns to CC to talk about his latest book, Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens (http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/pritchard-public-spending-democracy-classical-athens). David’s book settles a 200-year-old debate about the funding priorities of Athenian democracy. His book calculates the real costs of religion, politics, and war in order to demonstrate what the ancient Athenians valued most highly. Join us as we ‘follow the money’ in ancient democratic Athens.

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December 26th, 2015 by