Lucia Cecchet, PhD (2012), University of Heidelberg and University of Trento, is currently Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Mainz (JGU). She has published a monograph, Poverty in Athenian Public Discourse, 2015 and several articles on the social and economic history of the Greek world.
Anna Busetto, Ph.D. (2014), University of Roma Tre, is currently a teacher of Classics at secondary school and an independent researcher. She is mainly interested in Greek and Byzantine Literature, Philology and Palaeography.
Contributors are: Arnaud Besson, Anna Busetto, Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Lucia Cecchet, Donato Fasolini, Jakub Filonik, Maurizio Giangiulio, Elena Isayev, Chiara Lasagni, Valerio Marotta, Valerio Rocco Lozano, Andreea Stefan.
Mainly classicists working on issues related to ancient citizenship, the Greek polis and Roman Law, but also all those interested in political history, immigration, and citizenship today.
Table of contents
L. Cecchet and A. Busetto
List of Abbreviations
Introduction. Greek and Roman Citizenship: State of Research and Open Questions
Defining the Citizen Body in the Greek Poleis
1 Looking for Citizenship in Archaic Greece. Methodological and Historical Problems
2 Re-Shaping and Re-Founding Citizen Bodies: The Case of Athens, Cyrene and Camarina
3 Politeia in Greek Federal States
4 Social Identity and Representation of Socio-Political Status: The Case of Multiple Citizenship Holders in the Graeco-Roman East
Citizens and Non-Citizens in the Roman World
5 Citizens Among Outsiders in Plautus’s Roman Cosmopolis. A Moment of Change
6 Were Children Second-Class Citizens in Roman Society? Information Technology Resources for a New Vision of an Ancient Issue
7 Egyptians and Citizenship from the First Century AD to the Constitutio Antoniniana
8 Fifty Years before the Antonine Constitution: Access to Roman Citizenship and Exclusive Rights
Ancient Citizenship in the Philosophical and Political Reflection
9 Metaphorical Appeals to Civic Ethos in Lycurgus’ Against Leocrates
10 Alteram loci patriam, alteram iuris: “Double Fatherlands” and the Role of Italy in Cicero’s Political Discourse
11 Ancient and Modern Sources of Hegel’s Conception of the Roman Citizenship
V. Rocco Lozano
12 The Idea of Cosmopolitanism from Its Origins to the 21st Century