Speaker's Platform, Athens Assembly, Pynx, Athens

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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The platform on the Pnyx hill where speakers stood to address the Athenian democratic assembly in the 5th century BCE. The space dedicated for the assembly could hold 6000 people.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Speaker's Platform, Athens Assembly, Pynx, Athens. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/403/speakers-platform-athens-assembly-pynx-athens/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Speaker's Platform, Athens Assembly, Pynx, Athens." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/403/speakers-platform-athens-assembly-pynx-athens/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Speaker's Platform, Athens Assembly, Pynx, Athens." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 24 Oct 2021.