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Aristotle, Politics, Book 4, section 1296a (search)
s either a democracy or an oligarchy. And in addition to this, because factions occur and fights between the people and the wealthy, whichever party happens to gain the upper hand over its opponents does not establish a common or equal government, but takes the superior share in the government as a prize of victory, and makes it a democracy in the one case and an oligarchy in the other. Moreover each of the two states that in the past held the leadership of Greece took as a pattern the form of government that existed among themselves and set up in the one case democracies and in the other oligarchies in the cities, not considering the interest of the cities but their own advantage. Hence owing to these causes the middle form of constitution either never comes into existence or seldom and in few places; for one manIt is quite uncertain who is meant, possibly Solon or Theramenes. only among the states that have formerly held th
Aristotle, Politics, Book 7, section 1327b (search)
clea; the Heracleotes man a large fleet of triremes, although they possess a city of but moderate size as compared with others.Let such then be our conclusions about the territories and harbors of cities, and the sea, and about naval forces.About the citizen population, we said before what is its proper limit of numbers. Let us now speakof what ought to be the citizens' natural character. Now this one might almost discern by looking at the famous cities of Greece and by observing how the whole inhabited world is divided up among the nations.4. fin. The nations inhabiting the cold places and those of Europe are full of spirit but somewhat deficient in intelligence and skill, so that they continue comparatively free, but lacking in political organization and capacity to rule their neighbors. The peoples of Asia on the other hand are intelligent and skillful in temperament, but lack spirit, so that they are in continuo