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The Athenian Constitution
The Athenian Constitution (or "Athenaion Politeia", or "The Constitution of Athens") is a text by Aristotle.
It is unique among Aristotle's text in that it is not a part of the Corpus Aristotelicum. It was lost until it was discovered in Egypt in 1890 by an American missionary. The British Museum acquired it later that year. Its authorship is disputed, with some scholars attributing it to Aristotle and others to his students.
If it is a genuine writing of Aristotle, then it is of particular significance, because it is the only one of his writings existing today which was actually intended for publication.
- Text, trans. by Harris Rackham (HTML at Perseus)
- Text, trans. by Frederic G. Kenyon
- Text, trans. by Frederic G. Kenyon, alternate presentation
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