Timocracy And The Second Government Oligarchy

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To start with, the refernce Socrates gave to the first type constitution was that of Crete and Sparta. One constitution who is generally aplauded or was seen by that time as a real succsesfull form of regime. This goverment grew in popularity because athleticism and military had a really important focus around their citizens. Socrates named this regime Timocracy, which means the goverment of honor. This government was totally obsessed with the honor and glory around their citizens. As Socrates repeatedly stated that the best kind of government was aristocracy, he stated that timocracy came in between aristocracy and the second government oligarchy. They agreed that Timocracy would share many aspects with aristocracy. These aspects would be

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