Ancient Greek laws : a sourcebook by Ilias Arnaoutoglou

By Ilias Arnaoutoglou

During this entire and available sourcebook, Ilias Arnaoutoglou offers a set of historic Greek legislation, that are located of their criminal and historic contexts and are elucidated with appropriate decisions from Greek literature and epigraphical stories. a large region of legislative task in significant and minor Greek city-states, starting from Delphoi and Athens in mainland Greece, to Gortyn in Crete, Olbia in South Russia and Aegean towns together with Ephesos, Samos and Thasos, is roofed. Ilias Arnaoutoglou divides laws into 3 major areas:
* the family - marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption, sexual offences and private status
* the market-place - alternate, finance, sale, coinage and leases
* the kingdom - structure, legislative method, public tasks, colonies, construction actions, naval forces, penal laws, faith, politics and inter-state affairs.
Dr Arnaoutoglou explores the importance of laws in historic Greece, the variations and similarities among old Greek laws and legislators and their smooth opposite numbers and in addition presents clean translations of the felony files themselves

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Cantarella (1988) Pandora’s daughrs. 18 (Engl. translation), London; Sparta: exposure, MacDowell (1986: 524); Athens: paternity, J. Rudhardt (1962) ‘La reconnaissance de la paternite: sa nature et sa portee dans la societe athenienne. Sur un discours de Demosthene’, MH 19, 39-64; infanticide and exposure from an anthropological point of view, P. Brule (1992) ‘Infanticide et abandon d’enfants. 2, 53-90; D. Ogden (1996) Greek bastardy in the classical and hellenistic periods, Oxford. 5th century BC In his speech against Neaira, Apollodoros claims that since Neaira committed adultery, her husband, Stephanos, should have repudiated her.

M. MacDowell (1982) ‘Love versus the law: An essay on Menander’s Aspis’, G & R 29, 42-52; function of the epikleros at law, Schaps (1979: 39-42); heiress as a common theme in ancient Greek laws, R. Sealey (1994) The justice of the Greeks, 15-2 1 and 83-7, Ann Arbor, and in the Hellenistic era, E. Karabelias (1977) ‘La situation successorale de la fille unique du defunt dans la koine juridique hellenistique’, Symposion 1977, 223-34; possibility to divorce (apbairesis) a woman who has become epikleros, A.

23. l--2’, Soda/is. scritti in onore di A. Gzlarino IV, 1553-67; relation between rape and adultery, Carey (1995); function of witnesses in cases of seduction, M. Gagarin (1985) ‘The function of witnesses at Gortyn’, Symposion 1985, 29-54; comparative account, S. F. Pierce (1997) (eds) Rape in Antiquity. Sexual violence in the Greek and Roman worlds, I-42, London. 22 RPB (1943) Delphoi (Central maltreatment Greece), Law against of parents pp. 62-3 end 4th century BC One of the duties of children towards their parents was to treat them with due respect.

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