David M. Pritchard Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies / Volume 54 / Issue 01 / 2014 / pp 1-16 Link to the article: http://grbs.library.duke.edu/article/view/15009 The Public Payment of Magistrates in Fourth-Century Athens THAT THE ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY did not give magi- strates misthos, pay, in the fourth century B.C. has long been...

David M. Pritchard Greece & Rome / Volume 62 / Issue 01 / April 2015, pp 48 - 59 DOI: 10.1017/S0017383514000230, Published online: 25 March 2015 Link to this article: http://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S0017383514000230 How to cite this article: David M. Pritchard (2015). PUBLIC FINANCE AND WAR IN ANCIENT GREECE. Greece & Rome,...

John Keane, University of Sydney “Stay at home and don’t spread rumours,” Berlin’s police chief tweeted last night as news spread of the shockingly violent assault on a Christmas market. The incident, now being widely described as a deliberate attack, happened just after 8pm local time...

John Keane, University of Sydney The ancient Greek historian Herodotus once observed that Persian rulers indulged the habit of getting drunk when making important decisions. When sober and sensible next morning, their custom was to reconsider their decision, and either stick to it, or revise or...

Some (depressing) examples of how international media fell into the post-truth vortex when covering Italy's referendum. IMAGE: Matteo Renzi, ex-Italian Prime Minister. Wikimedia. Public domain. By Benedetta Brevini Recent weeks have seen an increasing global media panic centred around the Italian Referendum vote. The main argument, spread with great...

Thursday 17 November 2016 8:05PM (view full episode) Across Europe, the US and Asia right-wing political parties have created what Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, termed "galloping populism." Movements like the Sweden Democrats, the National Front in France, the Party for Freedom in the...

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