FROM THE LEGISLATION OF SOLON TO THE BATTLE OF MARATHON, B. C.
The Conspiracy of Cylon.--Loss of Salamis.--First Appearance of
Solon.--Success against the Megarians in the Struggle for Salamis.--
Cirrhaean War.--Epimenides.--Political State of Athens.--Character of
Solon.--His Legislation.--General View of the Athenian Constitution.
I. The first symptom in Athens of the political crisis (B. C. 621) First Page Next Page Last Page
which, as in other of the Grecian states, marked the transition of
power from the oligarchic to the popular party, may be detected in the
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