Law And Order In Ancient Athens

Author: Adriaan Lanni
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316715116
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And yet Athens was a remarkably peaceful and well-ordered society by both ancient and contemporary standards. Why? Law and Order in Ancient Athens draws on contemporary legal scholarship to explore how order was maintained in Athens.

Die Verfassung Der Freiheit

Author: Friedrich August von Hayek
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161486289
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In the second part of the book, the author deals with the origin of the rule of law and its significance for safeguarding personal freedom.

The Rhetoric Of Conspiracy In Ancient Athens

Author: Joseph Roisman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520932913
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Pace Demosthenes, however, such reservations do not constitute proof that
Timocrates moved his law in order to rescue the envoys from their predicament
and that the potential evil consequences of his law were premeditated. Since the
law appears to have been considerate of all public debtors, and was surely
presented as such (cf. 24.196, 201), one effective way of maligning it and its
author was to present the latter as a conspirator and the law as intended to
benefit private citizens ...

Now That You Asked

Author: William Stearns Davis
Publisher: Fireship Press
ISBN: 1934757128
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Ancient Athens William Stearns Davis Charles Douglas Smith. become an
Athenian citizen; he is only a “metic,” a resident foreigner, and his old master, or
some other Athenian, must be his patron and representative in every kind of legal
business. It is a notorious fact that the mere state ... They patrol the town at night,
arrest evil-doers, sustain law and order in the Agora, and especially enforce
decorum, if the public assemblies or the jury courts become tumultuous. They
have a special ...