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SOLON’S LAW ON STASIS AND THE RISE OF PISISTRATUS IN 561/0 BC

Acta Classica. 2016. Vol. 59.

This article analyses Solon’s instruction that citizens should ‘ground arms’ during a time of political conflict (stasis). It argues that this requirement was part of an unsuccessful attempt by Solon to prevent the establishment of Pisistratus’ tyranny in Athens in 561/0 BCE.