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This accomplished quantity information the range of constitutions and kinds of governing our bodies within the historical Greek world.

• a set of unique scholarship on historical Greek governing buildings and institutions
• Explores the a number of manifestations of nation motion during the Greek world
• Discusses the evolution of presidency from the Archaic Age to the Hellenistic interval, historic typologies of presidency, its quite a few branches, rules and techniques and nation-states of governance
• Creates a different synthesis at the spatial and memorial connotations of presidency through combining the newest institutional study with newer tendencies in cultural scholarship

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I must point out to you that not only should you have remained at Limoges until you were better informed of what was happening, so that you need not have exposed yourself to danger at the wrong moment, but that having advanced you should not have retreated, for nothing is more 25 Govemment and Society in Louis XIV 's France serious, at a time like this, than to show signs of fear to the people .... It is the duty of those who have authority in the provinces to reveal not the slightest alarm, and even to take chances on such important occasions in order to tell the people where their duty lies, and also to make known to them the severity of the punishment which will fall upon them if, through disobedience and rebellion, they interrupt for a few moments the Aowofvictories and noble actions of our master ....

You must also inspect in each election the amount of the taxes collected to date, both for last year and for this, giving all the necessary orders for hurrying up the whole process, and must join the receivers of the tailles in searching for means of regulating collection so that the taxes are paid during the current year or within the first three months of the 19 GOlJemment and Society in Louis XIV's France following one at the very latest. With regard to the nomination of collectors, see that the rotas of collectors have been properly drawn up, and that they are implemented promptly.

Has been pleased to learn, from your letter of the 16th, that the Estates have voted the free gift of 2,,600,000 livres after their first deliberation .... I (Clement, vol. 1I(i), pp. 315-17) 19. Colbert to the duc de Bourbon, governor of Burgundy 2 DU1'iKERQUE, 24 M ay 7677 I have read to the King the whole of the letter which it has pleased Your Highness to write to me about what has taken place from the opening of the Estates of Burgundy until the 16th of this month, and I must begin the reply which I have the honour to make to you by telling of the satisfaction which His Majesty feels with all that you have done in this assembly and during the time you have been in the province ....

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