Early Greek Law

Early Greek Law

by Michael Gagarin

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Overview


Drawing on the evidence of anthropology as well as ancient literature and inscriptions, Gagarin examines the emergence of law in Greece from the 8th through the 6th centuries B.C., that is, from the oral culture of Homer and Hesiod to the written enactment of codes of law in most major cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520056787
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 01/28/1986
Pages: 167
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author


Michael Gagarin is Professor of Classics at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Aeschylean Drama (1976) and Drakon and Early Athenian Homicide Law (1981).

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