The Law of Athens, Volume 2 of 2


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Author  A. R. W. Harrison
Publisher  Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication Date   June 1, 1998
ISBN  087220412X
Pages  288

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Volume I, completed in 1968, gives a systematic account of classical Athenian law concerning family and property. Volume II, on the law of obligations and of procedure, was unfinished at the time of the author’s death in 1969. The part which concerns procedure was virtually complete and, edited by D. M. MacDowell, appeared in 1971. MacDowell has provided a new Foreword for this edition as well as a select bibliography (from 1967 to the present), which appears in both volumes. Together these distinguished works form the most detailed study of Athenian law in the last half-century.

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