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By Michael Gagarin

ISBN-10: 0521297281

ISBN-13: 9780521297288

ISBN-10: 0521886619

ISBN-13: 9780521886611

using writing within the improvement of Greek legislations was once particular. during this comparative examine Professor Gagarin indicates the reader how Greek legislations built and explains why it turned so diverse from the criminal structures with which so much felony historians are frequent. whereas different early groups wrote codes of legislations for tutorial or propaganda reasons, the Greeks used writing commonly to make their legislation to be had to a comparatively huge section of the neighborhood. nevertheless, the Greeks made little use of writing in litigation while different cultures used it generally during this zone, frequently placing written records on the center of the judicial procedure. Greek legislations thereby refrained from changing into excessively technical and not observed the advance of a specialized criminal career. This e-book should be of curiosity to these with an curiosity within the historical past of legislation, in addition to historic historians.

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