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Fragmentary Decrees from the Athenian Agora

Fragmentary Decrees from the Athenian Agora

by Michael B. Walbank
     
 

This volume publishes the editiones principes of fragments of inscriptions found during excavations in the Athenian Agora between 1931 and 1967. These comprise parts of 100 decrees of the Athenian state and other political bodies and, while sometimes only a few words are preserved, the texts nevertheless provide some important insights into the workings of ancient

Overview

This volume publishes the editiones principes of fragments of inscriptions found during excavations in the Athenian Agora between 1931 and 1967. These comprise parts of 100 decrees of the Athenian state and other political bodies and, while sometimes only a few words are preserved, the texts nevertheless provide some important insights into the workings of ancient law. Each of the inscriptions is illustrated and described, with a transcription of the legible letters and commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876615386
Publisher:
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
Hesperia Supplements Series, #38
Edition description:
Volume XXXVIII
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Meet the Author

Michael B. Walbank is Professor Emeritus of Greek, Latin, and Ancient History at the University of Calgary.

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