Trials from Classical Athens

Trials from Classical Athens

4.0 6
by Christopher Carey
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

What appeals, ideals, values and prejudices could be expected to influence an Athenian jury? Trials from Classical Athens presents a selection of key oratorical speeches with new translations and lucid explanatory notes, detailing the strengths and

weaknesses of the arguments and a discussion of the legal issues raised. Carey offers a diverse

See more details below

Overview

What appeals, ideals, values and prejudices could be expected to influence an Athenian jury? Trials from Classical Athens presents a selection of key oratorical speeches with new translations and lucid explanatory notes, detailing the strengths and

weaknesses of the arguments and a discussion of the legal issues raised. Carey offers a diverse selection of legal case studies ,dealing with different aspects of Athenian law. This volume provides a unique and accessible introduction to the Athenian legal system, and reveals the values

and social life of classical Athens. Trials from Classical Athens will become an invaluable resource for students of Greek history, and for anyone interested in the law, social history, and oratory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415107600
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/05/1997
Series:
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >