Drawing on the evidence of anthropology as well as ancient literature and inscriptions, Gagarin examines the emergence of law in Greece from the 8th through the 6th centuries B.C., that is, from the oral culture of Homer and Hesiod to the written enactment of codes of law in most major cities.
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(250mm x 200mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - Michael Gagarin
Michael Gagarin is Professor of Classics at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Aeschylean Drama (1976) and Drakon and Early Athenian Homicide Law (1981).