Pnyx


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Pnyx

A public place of assembly in ancient Athens near the Acropolis; an open, paved, semicircular area surrounded by a wall; speakers addressed the people from a platform.
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Examina en que medida opera aun la actual democracia en lugares fisicos demarcados, sea en las asambleas de las capitales o las asambleas locales (la version moderna de la pnyx de Atenas), los Stadtstaaten (Berlin y Hamburgo), los territorios de la capital, los distritos y provincias de los Estados federales, o el territorio del Estado en su totalidad.
Across from the Acropolis is the Pnyx. Democracy was practiced there both by learning to debate and to decide on collective action through direct democracy.
Participants of the XXIII World Philosophy Congress listen to a speech at the Pnyx hill, opposite the ancient Acropolis in Athens.
Komediju poetas amzininkas Aristofanas saiposi is "suverenios liaudies", apie kuria sako: "ten rinkoje tai jie tauskia, uzuot laiku atvyke i liaudies susirinkimu aikste Pnyx" (Goette, Hammerstaedt 2004: 104).
Ever since citizens of ancient Athens first gathered on the Pnyx to deliberate on the affairs of their city-state, how best to translate the will of the people into public policy has been a subject for debate.
There are bad mistakes of names such as the Byma of the Pnyx and Tachiarchus for 'Taxiarchus', the name of St.
(10) The theatre held the same amount of people as the Pnyx, where the assembly met to vote on Athenian policy.