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Ancient Greek Law and Justice (CLASSICS 378)

337L

The development and practice of law and legal procedure in the ancient Greek world, emphasizing the well documented case of classical Athens. Constitutional, criminal, and civil law, approached through analysis of actual laws and speeches by litigants in Athenian courtrooms. Review of a growing scholarship juxtaposing Greek law to other prominent legal traditions and exploring the role of law in Greek social relations, economics, and literature, and its relationship to Greek conceptions of justice.

Subject: 
POLISCI
Course ID: 
217 299
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)