Democracy and the Rule of Law in Classical Athens: Essays on by Edward M. Harris

By Edward M. Harris

This quantity brings jointly essays on Athenian legislation by way of Edward M. Harris, who demanding situations a lot of the new scholarship in this subject. featuring a balanced research of the criminal method in old Athens, Harris stresses the significance of substantial concerns and their contribution to our realizing of alternative varieties of criminal methods. He combines cautious philological research with shut recognition to the political and social contexts of person statutes. jointly, the essays during this quantity exhibit the connection among legislations and politics, the character of the financial system, the placement of ladies, and the function of the criminal procedure in Athenian society. in addition they express that the Athenians have been extra refined of their method of felony matters than has been assumed within the smooth scholarship in this topic.

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