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The Shape of Athenian Law / Edition 1
     

The Shape of Athenian Law / Edition 1

by Stephen Todd, Todd
 

ISBN-10: 0198150237

ISBN-13: 9780198150237

Pub. Date: 06/28/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Unlike its predecessors, this systematic survey of the law of Athens is based on explicit discussion of how the subject might be studied, incorporating topics like the democratic political system and social structure. The author draws primarily on the surviving law-court speeches of the Attic orators, but also uses Athenian comedy, public inscriptions, and various

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Unlike its predecessors, this systematic survey of the law of Athens is based on explicit discussion of how the subject might be studied, incorporating topics like the democratic political system and social structure. The author draws primarily on the surviving law-court speeches of the Attic orators, but also uses Athenian comedy, public inscriptions, and various historical and philosophical texts. Technical and legal terms, ancient and modern, are explained in a comprehensive glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198150237
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.07(d)

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