9 - Athens: Ahoy Polloi!
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9 - Athens: Ahoy Polloi!

The Athenians ran their government like an open mic night, pulled off one of the greatest golden ages in human history and show why true democrats hate elections.

The secret sauce of Athenian greatness? Seamen. Lots of seamen. 

Old Oligarch: Alan Mark at Tankards n Tales
Art: Marijke Bouchier
Music: David Zikotivz, Clayton Tapp, and (new) Michael Levy on Spotify
Editing, episode art and social: Sepideh


Texts:
The Old Oligarch
Pericles’ Funeral Oration 

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