Control of the Laws in the Ancient Democracy at Athens

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Control of the Laws in the Ancient Democracy at Athens
Author : Edwin Carawan
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 15 December 2020
ISBN : 9781421439495
Pages : 323 pages
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Offering a comprehensive account of the ancient origins of an important political institution through philological methods, rhetorical analysis of ancient arguments, and comparisons between models of judicial review in ancient Greece and the modern United States, Control of the Laws in the Ancient Democracy at Athens is an innovative study of ancient Greek law and democracy.

Control of the Laws in the Ancient Democracy at Athens

Offering a comprehensive account of the ancient origins of an important political institution through philological methods, rhetorical analysis of ancient arguments, and comparisons between models of judicial review in ancient Greece and the modern United States, Control of the Laws in the Ancient Democracy at Athens is an innovative study

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