By Plamen K. Georgiev
The transformation of japanese Europe has challenged the features of patron-client relatives either of their context and which means. the previous patrimonial frameworks and styles have tired whereas international strength and extending disparities crush conventional structures of patronage. Plamen okay. Georgiev discusses the arguable problems with endemic corruption, nation seize, institutional fraud, and networks of equipped crime in South East Europe and in a much broader international context. He lines again varieties of patronage and patron-client family during the a while as much as modernity. the writer significantly reviews on shifts of loyalties, friendship, nepotism in addition to on deficits of constitutional and public procurement within the context of “quasi-democracies” at the Balkans. His research is predicated on empirical findings and sociological observations made prior to now seven years. eventually, the writer provides important methodological feedback for cutting edge interdisciplinary study during this field.
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Historische und gesellschaftliche Bedeutung von Homer bis heute, GE 2008, Ibidem Verlag, Stutthart, 2004. C. presents a picture in many respects different from that of the Homeric Age. The Greek race is no longer confined to the Greek peninsula. It occupied the islands of the Aegean, the western seaboard of Asia Minor the coasts of Macedonia and Thrace, of southern Italy and Sicily. Scattered settlements are found as far apart as the mouth of the Rhone, the north of Africa, the Crimea and the eastern end of the Black Sea.
The modern colony was, in varying degrees, in political subjection to the home government. The Greek colony was completely independent; and it was independent from the first. The ties that united a colony to its metropolis were those of sentiment and interest; the political tie did not exist. ”63 At least in three respects, the Greek settler was at an advantage to the colonist of Roman times. The differences of race, of colour and of climate, with which the most problems of modern colonization are connected, played no part in the history of the Greek settlements (along the Black sea coast for example).
Quincey, “Greek Expressions of Thanks”, JHS 86 (1966) 157. 2. 1151–1189. 48 In the Illyrian wars of 229 BC and 219 BC, Rome overran the Illyrian settlements in the Neretva river valley and suppressed the piracy that had made the Adriatic unsafe. In 180 BC, the Dalmatians declared themselves independent of the Illyrian king Gentius, who kept his capital at Scodra. The Romans defeated Gentius, the last king of Illyria, at Scodra in 168 BC and captured him, bringing him to Rome in 165 BC. Four client-republics were set up, which were in fact ruled by Rome.
Corruptive Patterns of Patronage in South East Europe by Plamen K. Georgiev