What the Great Plague of Athens Can Teach Us Now

Written by Katherine Kelaidis 23 March 2020

"Disease changed the course of the war, and shaped the peace that came afterward, planting the seeds that would destroy Athenian democracy… If the social and moral fiber of a society are already being tested, the widespread fear of death at the hands of an invisible killer makes everything exponentially worse." (Kelaidis, 2020)

Publisher: The Atlantic

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Categories: Culture and Democracy, Liberal Democracy