The Greeks

Revolution and Democracy

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 5s

After suffering through centuries of Draconian law and aristocratic rule, Athenians take the astonishing step of empowering the common people. After several violent fits and starts, the most successful form of governance in history is invented.

Aired: 06/27/16

Rating: TV-PG

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