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Introduction

David A. Teegarden

in Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156903
eISBN:
9781400848539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156903.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines one peculiar, but apparently quite popular, means by which pro-democrats in ancient Greece facilitated ... More


Greece

Angelos Yokaris

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1975 Constitution (as amended in 1986, 2001, and 2008) provides in Article 28, paragraph 1 that, from their promulgation by law and their entry into force, international conventions constitute an ... More


Ideals, Tradition, and Authority

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the legal traditions of China and ancient Greece, and looks at English common law. It shows that despite claims of embodying rationality and reason, the appeal of tradition is ... More


A History of Trust in Ancient Greece

Steven Johnstone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226405094
eISBN:
9780226405117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405117.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

An enormous amount of literature exists on Greek law, economics, and political philosophy. Yet no one has written a history of trust, one of the most fundamental aspects of social and economic ... More


Law and Religion in Early Greece

Michael Gagarin

in Law and Religion in the Eastern Mediterranean: From Antiquity to Early Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199550234
eISBN:
9780191747199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550234.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter proposes two theories about the relationship between law and religion in early Greece. First, from the beginning, law in Greece never manifested itself as part of a general collection of ... More


Conclusions, Problems, Prospects

David Wagschal

in Law and Legality in the Greek East: The Byzantine Canonical Tradition, 381-883

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722601
eISBN:
9780191789304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722601.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The Conclusion briefly reviews the chief findings of the previous chapters: Byzantine canon law is a surprising stable, uniform, and conservative legal tradition, highly sacralized, deeply and ... More


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