The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (Cambridge - download pdf or read online

By Michael Gagarin,David Cohen

ISBN-10: 0521521599

ISBN-13: 9780521521598

ISBN-10: 0521818400

ISBN-13: 9780521818407

This spouse quantity presents a accomplished review of the main subject matters and subject matters pertinent to historical Greek legislation. a considerable creation establishes the hot historiography in this subject and its improvement over the past 30 years. a few of the 22 essays, written via a global workforce of specialists, care for procedural and noticeable legislation in classical Athens, yet major realization is usually paid to felony perform within the archaic and Hellenistic eras; parts that supply sizeable facts for criminal perform, reminiscent of Crete and Egypt; the intersection of legislations with faith, philosophy, political thought, rhetoric, and drama, in addition to the cohesion of Greek legislation and the position of writing in legislations. the amount is meant to introduce non-specialists to the sphere in addition to to stimulate new considering between specialists.

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