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Nomos : essays in Athenian law, politics and society

Author: Paul A Cartledge; Paul Millett; Stephen Todd
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
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The relationship between law, politics and society in democratic Athens is a central but neglected aspect of ancient Greek history that is attracting increasing interest. These essays look at ways in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [études diverses]
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Cartledge; Paul Millett; Stephen Todd
ISBN: 0521370221 9780521370226
OCLC Number: 463648945
Description: XV-240 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; Preface; 1. Law, society and Athens Stephen Todd and Paul Millett; 2. The purpose of evidence in Athenian courts Stephen Todd; 3. Fowl play: a curious lawsuit in classical Athens Paul Cartledge; 4. Plato and the Athenian law of theft Trevor Saunders; 5a. Vexatious litigation in classical Athens: sykophancy and sykophant Robin Osborne; 5b. The sykophant and sykophancy: vexatious redefinitions? David Harvey; 6a. The law of hubris in Athens Nick Fisher; 6b. The Solonian law of Hubris Oswyn Murray; 7. The social context of adultery at Athens David Cohen; 8. Sale, credit and exchange in Athenian law and society Paul Millett; References; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: ed ; by Paul Cartledge, Paul Millett and Stephen Todd.
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