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The laws of Ancient Crete c.650-400 BCE

Author: Michael Gagarin; Paula Perlman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume presents the Greek text of approximately 200 stone inscriptions, which detail the laws of ancient Crete in the archaic and classical periods, c.650-400 BCE. The texts of the inscriptions, many of which are fragmentary and relatively unknown, are accompanied by an English translation and also two commentaries; one focused on epigraphical and linguistic issues, and the other, requiring no knowledge of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gagarin; Paula Perlman
ISBN: 9780199204823 0199204829
OCLC Number: 940934309
Description: XXIV, 566 pagina's : illustraties ; 26 cm
Contents: PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF FIGURES; ABBREVIATIONS; NOTE ON CHRONOLOGY; INTRODUCTION; CATALOGUE OF TEXTS; LOCATION OF INSCRIPTIONS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF GREEK WORDS; INDEX LOCORUM; SUBJECT INDEX
Responsibility: Michael Gagarin and Paula Perlman.

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This volume presents the Greek text of approximately 200 stone inscriptions, which detail the laws of ancient Crete in the archaic and classical periods, c.650-400 BCE.  Read more...

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