Democrazia vendesi. Dalla crisi economica alla politica by Loretta Napoleoni

By Loretta Napoleoni

In un libro denso di scomode verità, los angeles Napoleoni mostra le reason dei fallimenti europei e spiega come dare una svolta all'economia italiana prima che sia troppo tardi.

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2). 1). Athenians do not have to hide, and it is the strong that do not have to hide. They are lawabiding and heed the rulers and the laws, Pericles insists, in spite of his having begun his oration by criticizing the law concerning funeral orations and the one who made the law. Perhaps the Athenians with Pericles’ guidance are selective concerning their laws and customs. 3).  Edmunds, Chance and Intelligence, 52; Palmer, Love of Glory, 23. ” Athenian Democracy, 63. 7). That is, his outstanding abilities depend on the people for their success.

16 The most famous speech in Thucydides’ history thus begins by pointing out how much Athens relies on the power of speech. By finding fault with those who have praised the law when they delivered funeral orations in the past, Pericles finds fault with the law. 1). 17 At the same time he speaks in defense of the many whose virtue the law puts at risk. 18 15. For further discussion of choices that led to war, see Monoson and Loriaux, “Illusion of Power,” 293; Lebow, “Play It Again Pericles,” esp.

Only if they use Pericles as a model can the distraught and suffering Athenians show themselves worthy of the rule they have achieved, and maintain both their rule and their freedom. 3–4), and whose mind is not overcome by personal suffering as he addresses a despondent and angry populace. Although other sources tell us that Pericles lost his son and other relatives to the plague,31 Pericles does not mention any personal losses in his defense speech, nor does he recount anything about his family’s experience of the plague.

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