Trials from Classical Athens (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)

Trials from Classical Athens (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World) by Christopher Carey epub pdf fb2

Title: Trials from Classical Athens (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)
Author: Christopher Carey
ISBN10: 041510761X
ISBN13: 978-0415107617
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (June 29, 1997)
Language: English
Subcategory: Humanities
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Trials from Classical Athens (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World) by Christopher Carey


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Trials from Classical Athens presents a selection of key forensic speeches with new translations and lucid explanatory notes, detailing the strengths and weaknesses of the arguments and a discussion of the legal issues raised. Carey offers a diverse repertory of legal case studies which deal with different aspects of Athenian law. The volume provides a unique and accessible introduction to the Athenian legal system and how the system reveals the values and social life of Classical Athens. This comprehensive book will be a fundamental resource for students of Ancient Greek history and anyone interested in the law, social history and oratory of the Ancient Greek world.