By Ilias Arnaoutoglou
During this finished and obtainable sourcebook, Ilias Arnaoutoglou offers a suite of historical Greek legislation, that are located of their felony and old contexts and are elucidated with appropriate choices from Greek literature and epigraphical tales. a large region of legislative task in significant and minor Greek city-states, starting from Delphoi and Athens in mainland Greece, to Gortyn in Crete, Olbia in South Russia and Aegean towns together with Ephesos, Samos and Thasos, is roofed. Ilias Arnaoutoglou divides laws into 3 major areas:
* the family - marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption, sexual offences and private status
* the market-place - exchange, finance, sale, coinage and leases
* the nation - structure, legislative method, public tasks, colonies, development actions, naval forces, penal rules, faith, politics and inter-state affairs.
Dr Arnaoutoglou explores the importance of laws in historical Greece, the diversities and similarities among old Greek laws and legislators and their smooth opposite numbers and in addition offers clean translations of the felony files themselves
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Karabelias (1974) ‘Contribution a l’etude de I’epidikasie attique’, Symposion 1974, 201-25; summary, Harrison (1968: 15%62), MacDowell (1978: 102-3) and Todd (1993: 228-9). 9 Gortyn (Crete), Liability for debts IC iv 72 col. IX 2443 of a deceased c. 480-460 BC The provision provides a limit of one year for any suit connected with debts resulting from pledges and securities provided by the deceased. The testimony of witnesses is decisive for the judge. If the object of litigation is related to a previous suit, then the official recorder and the judge are summoned to testify.
1); heiress, Dem. xliii 54 (above, no. 5). Further reading Athens: formalities of the procedure, E. Karabelias (1974) ‘Contribution a l’etude de I’epidikasie attique’, Symposion 1974, 201-25; summary, Harrison (1968: 15%62), MacDowell (1978: 102-3) and Todd (1993: 228-9). 9 Gortyn (Crete), Liability for debts IC iv 72 col. IX 2443 of a deceased c. 480-460 BC The provision provides a limit of one year for any suit connected with debts resulting from pledges and securities provided by the deceased.
I 32, Pl. Laws 874e and Plu. Solon 23; similar provision in the treaty between Delphoi and Pellana (Central Greece), F. Salviat and Cl. Vatin (1971) inscriptions de la G&e centrale, 63-7 5, Paris; Keos (Cyclades): prohibition on women walking alone, due possibly to fear of rape, SEG xxxix 868 (300-250 BC). Further reading Gortyn, Metzger (1973: 26-9); survey of regulations, S. R. M. ‘, CQ 40, 117-36; limited role of the concept of consent in cases of rape and adultery, D. Cohen, ‘Consent and sexual relations in classical Athens’ in Laiou (1993: 5-16); Gortyn: IC iv 72 col.