Solon’s reforms and their main content
July 28, 2020
||People who had a debt were exempted from paying it. Plots pledged by farmers again became their property
|Prohibition to take into slavery for debts
||All debtor slaves were freed, and those sold overseas were to be found and redeemed at the expense of the state treasury.
|Election of judges
||Judges were chosen from all Athenians, regardless of their nobility and wealth.
|Regular convocation of the national assembly
||All Athenian citizens attended the National Assembly
|Abolition of Drakont’s laws
||The most violent of them were canceled
|The meaning of reforms – laid the foundations of democracy
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