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The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law


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This volume explores the amnesty which ended the civil war at Athens in 403 BC. Drawing upon ancient historians and speechwriters, together with the surviving inscriptions, it presents a new interpretation of the Athenian Amnesty in its original setting and in view of the subsequent reconstruction of laws and democratic institutions in Athens. Beginning with the evidence on the original agreement and the events that shaped it, the volume also discusses the major trials that challenged and reinterpreted key elements of the ...

The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199672769