The Murder of Herodes: And Other Trials from the Athenian Law Courts

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These remarkable documents of Greek social and cultural history include masterpieces of lively narrative and subtle argument prepared by such orators as Lysias, Antiphon, and Demosthenes. The fifteen cases presented represent the first recorded instances of the working of a democratic jury system under a definite code of law aimed at inexpensive and equal justice for all citizens. Issues examined include murder, assault, property damage, embezzlement, contested legacies, illegal marriage, slander, and civil rights. Also ...

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The Murder of Herodes: And Other Trials from the Athenian Law Courts
1994, Hackett Publishing Company, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780872203068

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Murder of Herodes: And Other Trials from the Athenian Law Courts
1994, Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780872203075

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