Early Greek Law

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Author  Michæl Gagarin
Publisher  University of California Press
Publication Date   April 27, 1989
ISBN  0520066022
Pages  180

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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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