THE LAW IN CLASSICAL ATHENS ASPECTS OF GREEK AND ROMAN LIFE

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Antike Lebenswelten

Author : Peter Mauritsch
ISBN : 3447057610
Genre : History
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This volume, dedicated to the historian Ingomar Weiler on occasion of his 70th birthday, collects essays from scholars in the Classics, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Archaeology, Classical History, Social Studies, Law and Sports. Topics include sports and their fascination in antiquity and modern times, gender perspective and women's studies, demography, social groups and everyday life, questions of law and jurisdiction, and aspects of political science. German text.
Category: History

Ancient Greek And Roman Slavery

Author : Peter Hunt
ISBN : 9781405188067
Genre : History
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"The general introduction will provide the political and historical context for Greek and Roman slavery and briefly survey the institutions themselves. Each chapter will open with a section on "Background and Methodology." These will orient the reader for the chapter's "Case Studies," one from Greece and one from Rome--and sometimes a Hellenistic case--that would constitute the bulk of the book"--
Category: History

A Companion To The Classical Greek World

Author : Konrad H. Kinzl
ISBN : 9781405172011
Genre : History
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This Companion provides scholarly yet accessible new interpretations of Greek history of the Classical period, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. Topics covered range from the political and institutional structures of Greek society, to literature, art, economics, society, warfare, geography and the environment Discusses the problems of interpreting the various sources for the period Guides the reader towards a broadly-based understanding of the history of the Classical Age
Category: History

Women In Ancient Greece

Author : Sue Blundell
ISBN : 0674954734
Genre : History
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Largely excluded from any public role, the women of ancient Greece nonetheless appear in various guises in the art and writing of the period, and in legal documents. These representations reveal a great deal about women's day-to-day experience as well as their legal and economic position - and how they were regarded by men.
Category: History

Adoption As Sons Of God

Author : James M. Scott
ISBN : 3161458958
Genre : Religion
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--T'ubingen, 1989.
Category: Religion

Groaning Tears

Author : Elise P. Garrison
ISBN : 9004102418
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This monograph explicates suicide in Greek tragedy in light of the fifth-century ethical climate and social milieu. It organizes the suicides according to the important ethical considerations of the ancient world and places them in their theatrical context.
Category: Literary Criticism

Women And Law In Classical Greece

Author : Raphael Sealey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000211719
Genre : Law
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Based on a sophisticated reading of legal evidence, this book offers a balanced assessment of the status of women in classical Greece. Raphael Sealey analyzes the rights of women in marriage, in the control of property, and in questions of inheritance. He advances the theory that the legal disabilities of Greek women occurred because they were prohibited from bearing arms. Sealey demonstrates that, with some local differences, there was a general uniformity in the legal treatment of women in the Greek cities. For Athens, the law of the family has been preserved in some detail in the scrupulous records of speeches delivered in lawsuits. These records show that Athenian women could testify, own property, and be tried for crime, but a male guardian had to administer their property and represent them at law. Gortyn allowed relatively more independence to the female than did Athens, and in Sparta, although women were allowed to have more than one husband, the laws were similar to those of Athens. Sealey's subsequent comparison of the law of these cities with Roman law throws into relief the common concepts and aims of Greek law of the family.
Category: Law

The Business Life Of Ancient Athens

Author : George M. Calhoun
ISBN : 1587981181
Genre : History
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Provides an interesting insight into the individuals who conducted business in a great civilization of antiquity.
Category: History

A Companion To Families In The Greek And Roman Worlds

Author : Beryl Rawson
ISBN : 1444390759
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds draws from both established and current scholarship to offer a broad overview of the field, engage in contemporary debates, and pose stimulating questions about future development in the study of families. Provides up-to-date research on family structure from archaeology, art, social, cultural, and economic history Includes contributions from established and rising international scholars Features illustrations of families, children, slaves, and ritual life, along with maps and diagrams of sites and dwellings Honorable Mention for 2011 Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences PROSE award granted by the Association of American Publishers
Category: Literary Criticism