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Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (Michael Gagarin David Cohen (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 9780521818407
Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law (Michael Gagarin David Cohen (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 9780521818407
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Title: The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law

Author: Gagarin, Michael David Cohen (eds)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2005

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521818407

Volumes: 1;

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This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the major themes and topics pertinent to ancient Greek law. Many of the 22 essays, written by an international team of experts, cover procedural and substantive law in classical Athens, but significant attention is also paid to legal practice in the archaic and Hellenistic eras. The essays offer substantial evidence of legal practice in Crete and Egypt, as well as the intersection of law with religion, philosophy, political theory, rhetoric, and drama.ContentsPart I. Law in Greece1. The unity of Greek law2. Writing, law and written law Rosalind Thomas3. Law and religion Robert Parker4. Early Greek law Michael GagarinPart II. Law in Athens I: Procedure5. Law and oratory at Athens Stephen Todd6. Relevance in Athenian courts Adriaan Lanni7. The influence of procedural choice on Athenian court-room strategies Lene Rubinstein8. The role of the witness in Athenian law Gerhard Thur9. Theories of punishment David Cohen10. The rhetoric of law in fourth-century Athens Harvey YunisPart III. Law in Athens II: Substantive Law11. Crime, punishment, and the rule of law in Classical Athens David Cohen12. Gender, sexuality, and law Eva Cantarella13. Family and property law Alberto Maffi14. Athenian citizenship law Cynthia Patterson15. Commercial law Edward E. CohenPart IV. Law Outside Athens16. The Goryns laws John Davies17. Greek law in foreign surroundings Hans-Alpert Rupprecht18. Hellenistic law: general framework Joseph Meleze ModrzejewskiPart V. Other Approaches to Greek Law19. Law, Attic comedy, and the regulation of comic speech Robert Wallace20. Greek tragedy and law Danielle Allen21. Law and political theory Josiah Ober22. Law and nature in Greek thought A. A. Long
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