Athènes et les « Philaïdes ». Formes de réciprocité entre les aristocrates et la polis

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Abstract

This article aims at exploring the relationship between Athens and the members of the Miltiades and Cimon family, the so-called Philaids. The history of this lineage significantly marked the development of Athens in the archaic period. In spite of the contradictory traditions regarding these historical figures, a lexical analysis of the sources allows an interpretation of their relationship with the polis in terms of reciprocity. I will argue that this is a special form of reciprocity, generated by the unequal and asymmetric relationship that this family seems to have had with Athens.
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)63-86
Number of pages22
JournalL'ANTIQUITE CLASSIQUE
Volume78
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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