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By Raphael Sealey

ISBN-10: 0271004436

ISBN-13: 9780271004433

This publication lines continuity within the improvement of the Athenian structure, while prior reviews have frequently hunted for catastrophic adjustments. Sealey selects 3 good points of Athenian legislation that are vital for the constitution of society and the positioning of authority: (1) the felony prestige, and to a lesser volume the socioeconomic , of the several varieties of population of Attica; (2) the excellence, famous within the fourth century, among "laws" and "decrees," studying what the Athians understood via "law"; and (3) the advance of the Athenian courts.

At an early degree the Athenians conceived the correct of the rule of thumb of legislations and adhered to it consistently. They did so by way of a static thought of legislation and upkeep of an self sustaining judiciary.

The publication is designed to be of significance not just for experts in classical reviews yet for normal historians, political scientists, and people interested in the heritage of legislation. The ebook is in the succeed in of a complicated undergraduate and graduate audience.

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