The 11 essays in this collection focus on the social context of the law in such areas as old Babylonian Mesopotamia, biblical Isreal, classical Athens, Rome and Roman Greece, Italy and Egypt, the Byzantine Levant, and the Middle Ages. Contributors include: R Yaron (Social problems and policies in the ancient Near East) ; RR Wilson (The role of law in early Israelite society) ; VJ Hunter (Agnatic kinship in Athenian law) ; M Deslauriers (Implications of Aristotle's conception of authority) ; J Edmondson (Law and imperialism in Republican Rome) ; RS Bagnall (Slavery and society in late Roman Egypt) .
|Publisher:||Sheffield Academic Press, Limited|
|Series:||Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement|
|Product dimensions:||5.68(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.81(d)|