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Laws of Ancient Crete, c.650-400 BCE (Hardcover) (Michael Gagarin & Paula Perlman)

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This volume presents the Greek text of approximately 200 stone inscriptions, which detail the laws of ancient Crete in the archaic and classical periods, c.650-400 BCE. The texts of the inscriptions, many of which are fragmentary and relatively unknown, are accompanied by an English translation and also two commentaries; one focused on epigraphical and linguistic issues, and the other, requiring no knowledge of Greek, focused on legal and historical issues.The texts are preceded by a substantial introduction, which surveys the geography, history, writing habits, social and political structure, economy, religion, and law of Crete in this period.
This volume presents the Greek text of approximately 200 stone inscriptions, which detail the laws of ancient Crete in the archaic and classical periods, c.650-400 BCE. The texts of the inscriptions, many of which are fragmentary and relatively unknown, are accompanied by an English translation and also two commentaries; one focused on epigraphical and linguistic issues, and the other, requiring no knowledge of Greek, focused on legal and historical issues.

The texts are preceded by a substantial introduction, which surveys the geography, history, writing habits, social and political structure, economy, religion, and law of Crete in this period.
Number of Pages: 566.0
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Law, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Michael Gagarin & Paula Perlman
Language: English
Street Date: March 28, 2016
TCIN: 17246067
UPC: 9780199204823
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-8202

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