Was Athens an imperialistic state, deserving all the reputation
for exploitation that adjective can imply, or was the Athenian
alliance, even at its most unequal, still characterized by a
convergence of interests?
The Power of Money explores monetary and metrological
policy at Athens as a way of discerning the character of Athenian
hegemony in midfifth-century Greece. It begins with the Athenian
Coinage Decree, which, after decades... more...