It has been pointed out that this accords well with the Jesuit policy of depreciating the royal while exalting the papal prerogative.
To Droysen and Kaerst it accords with the historical conditions; to Grote and to Beloch it is a betrayal of the prerogative of Hellenism.
This accords with the cherished tradition which made the Athenians children of the soil, and free from admixture with conquering tribes.
If this explanation be correct - and it certainly accords best with the meaning of r*5 in i Chron.
One of the clauses of the reformed constitution accords belligerent rights to all persons taking up arms against the state authority, provided they can show that their action is the outcome of political motives.