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Early Greek Law

by Michael Gagarin

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • Ancient Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Reference,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Legal History,
  • History / Ancient / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709350M
    ISBN 100520066022
    ISBN 109780520066021

      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 : Cambridge University Press. This chapter proposes two theories about the relationship between law and religion in early Greece. First, from the beginning, law in Greece never manifested itself as part of a general collection of diverse rules in which religious, legal, moral, and other rules were gathered together without distinction. Law was always an institution in its own : Michael Gagarin.

    ANCIENT GREEK LAW S This companion volume provides a comprehensive overview of the major themes and topics pertinent to ancient Greek law. A substantial introduction establishes the recent historiography on this topic and its development over the past thirty years. Many of the twenty-two chap-. Possibly the best researched book I've ever read which also makes for compelling reading. Maine turns an obscure subject, the development of ancient Roman law (and in particular the role of fictitious constructs within this jurisprudence) into a fascinating and thoughtful dialogue/5(6).

    Early Greek Law by Michael Gagarin: American Journal of Philology. / Wallace, Robert W. In: American Journal of Philology, Vol. , No. 2, , p. Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article reviewAuthor: Robert W. Wallace. This chapter gives an overview of law in ancient Greece. After discussing the unity of Greek law and scholarship on Greek law, it reviews the evidence for law in Gortyn (in Crete), including the Gortyn Law Code, in Sparta, and at greater length in Athens, which is best documented. Athens had a highly democratic legal system. Legislation was enacted by an Assembly open to all citizens, laws Cited by: 1.


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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.4/5(5).

Michael Gagarin is Professor of Classics at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Aeschylean Drama () and Drakon and Early Athenian Homicide Law ().Cited by:   About the Book.

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.

Early Greek Law Book Description: 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.

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.

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 Early Greek Law book, that is, from the oral culture of Homer and Hesiod to the written enactment of codes of law in most major by: Early Greek Law Michael Gagarin 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.

Duckworth Academic (August, ) Bristol Classical Press Series. Early Greek Lawgivers examines the men who brought laws to the early Greek city states, as an introduction both to the development of law and to the basic issues in early legal practice.

The lawgiver was a man of special status, who could resolve disputes without violence, and who brought a sense of order to his community. 'The book excels substantively in its broad collection of Greek legal and political thought, accessible to the most inexpert of readers.

this collection's great achievement - demonstrating the seemingly innumerable ways in which new light can be shed on well-established themes in. In this comprehensive and accessible sourcebook, Ilias Arnaoutoglou presents a collection of ancient Greek laws, which are situated in their legal and historical contexts and are elucidated with.

Early Greek law Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Bibliography: p. [] Includes indexes Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China.

Uploaded by Phillip.L Pages: "[Ancient Greek Law in the 21st Century] is a miscellany, as it is intended to be. The only real unifying theme is the diversity of approaches and directions that modern scholars can take in approaching ancient Greek law. In this, the book's stated aim, it is : Hardcover.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction: law in human society --The settlement of disputes in early Greek literature --Early written laws: the literary evidence --Early written laws: the inscriptional evidence --Justice in early Greece --The emergence of written law.

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

"Early Greek Lawgivers" examines the men who brought laws to the early Greek city states, as an introduction both to the development of law and to the basic issues in early legal practice.

The lawgiver was a man of special status, who could resolve disputes without violence, and who brought a sense of order to his community. To understand Greek law, then, requires looking into extant legal, forensic, and historical texts for evidence of the law in action.

From such study has arisen the field of ancient Greek law as a scholarly discipline within classical studies, a field that has come into its own since the s.

The reign of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian () stands out in late Roman and medieval history. Justinian re-conquered far-flung territories from the barbarians, overhauled the Empire's administrative framework and codified for posterity the inherited tradition of Roman law.

The ancient Greek world had no single system of law; individual states instead formed their own political and legal systems, although these were arguably based largely on the same general ces for ancient Greek law are plentiful with primary sources able to provide in depth information. The most widely-known Greek judicial system is that of 4 th century classical Athens.

The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law is a general introduction to the law and legal procedure of Greece from the Archaic period to the Roman conquest.

The handbook provides a reliable survey of the evidence and a critical evaluation of recent trends in scholarship. Fleming, Robin () Domesday Book and the Law: Society and Legal Custom in Early Medieval England.

Cambridge. Flensted-Jensen, Pernille, Heine Nielsen, Thomas, and Rubinstein, Lene (eds.) () Polis & Politics: Studies in Ancient Greek History Presented to Mogens Hansen on His Sixtieth Birthday, Aug Cited by:.

Ancient Greek law code, 5 th century BC, Crete. (Wikipedia) Despite the fact that Draco’s laws granted equality before the law to all citizens of Athens regardless of heritage, social class, or wealth, it is undeniable that the penalties they imposed were brutal and : Dhwty.“[Ancient Greek Law in the 21st Century] is a miscellany, as it is intended to be.

The only real unifying theme is the diversity of approaches and directions that modern scholars can take in approaching ancient Greek law.

In this, the book's stated aim, it is successful.The earliest Greek law to survive is the Dreros inscription, a seventh century BC law concerning the role of kosmos. This and other early laws (such as those which survive in only fragmentary form from Tiryns) are primarily concerned not with regulating people's behaviour, but in regulating the power of officials within the community.

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