Ancient Greek laws : a sourcebook by Ilias Arnaoutoglou

By Ilias Arnaoutoglou

During this accomplished and obtainable sourcebook, Ilias Arnaoutoglou offers a suite of historic Greek legislation, that are located of their criminal and historic contexts and are elucidated with appropriate decisions from Greek literature and epigraphical stories. a large quarter of legislative job 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 - alternate, finance, sale, coinage and leases
* the nation - structure, legislative technique, public tasks, colonies, construction 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 historic Greek laws and legislators and their smooth opposite numbers and in addition presents clean translations of the felony records themselves

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24 (Rose). 19); Ael. 23 (S. Italy), frg. E. Paoli (1950) ‘II reato di adulterio (moicheia) in diritto attico’, SDHI 16, 123-82 (now in Ah-i studi di dir&o greco e ronzano, 251-307, 1976); collection of laws of adultery in Athens and dates, K. ‘, RIDA 42, 97-122; law of adultery, E. Cantarella (1990) ‘Moicheia. Reconsidering a problem’, Symposion 1990, 289-96 and the response by L. Foxhall, and Cohen (1991: 98-132); adultery and social control, Cohen (1991: 133-70); reiteration of the thesis that adultery was regarded as a more important crime than rape, Carey (1995); on humiliating punishments for adulterers, P.

Ruschenbusch (1962) ‘Diatithesthai ta heautou. Ein Beitrag zum sogennanten Testamentsgesetz des Solon’, ZSXRA 79, 307-11; M. Cataudella (1972) ‘Intorno alla legge solonica sul testamento’, lzlra 23, 50-66; A. Biscardi (1979) ‘Osservazioni critiche sulla terminologia “diathekai-diatithesthai”‘, Symposion 1979, 23-35; episkeptein denoting a unilateral act arranging family and sacral affairs, F. Sanmarti Boncompte (1954) ‘Episkeptein coma acto de ultima voluntad’, RZDA 1, 259-68 and (1956) ‘Episkeptein y diatithesthai’, Studi in onore di U.

If he is found guilty, he and his property shall be sold and one-third of the money shall be given to the prosecutor. The same rule applies to a foreign woman who lives with an Athenian as his wife. And an Athenian convicted of living as husband with a foreign woman, shall be fined a thousand drachmas. 14 [Demosthenes) Athens, lix Law prohibiting epigamiu Athenian male citizen (Against Neaira) 52 with end 5 th century BC And if anyone gives a foreign woman in marriage to an Athenian citizen, as being his relative, he shall lose his civic rights and his property shall be confiscated and one-third will belong to the successful prosecutor.

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