The Classical Review (New Series)

Review Article

Greek Freedom

Ryan Balota1

a1 Washington University in St Louis

K. Raaflaub: The Discovery of Freedom in Ancient Greece. First English edition, revised and updated from the German. Translation by R. Franciscono, revised by the author. Pp. xii + 420. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2004 (first published as Die Entdeckung der Freiheit. Zur historischen Semantik und Gesellschaftsgeschichte eines politischen Grundbegriffes der Griechen, 1985). Cased, US$55, £38.50. ISBN: 0-226-70101-8.