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<i>Dikaios</i>: Rejecting Statecraft

C. Kavin Rowe

in World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In light of the findings of Chapter 2, this chapter argues that the culturally destabilizing character of the Christian mission entails the potential for outsiders to construe Christianity as ... More


Conclusion

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. In late antiquity, practitioners of forensic rhetoric were trained in how to handle general legal principles and ... More


The Fall and Rise of Rome: Compensation, Atonement, and Deterrence in the Early Middle Ages

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the various strands of thought and practice that formed the fabric of punishment in western Europe. In the early Middle Ages, punishment was largely retroactive, imposing fines ... More


Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Jack Beatson and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature on the contribution of scientists, historians, and literary and artistic figures who were forced to leave Germany and Austria after Adolf Hitler ... More


History of Italian Law

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter traces the history of Italian law from the Roman period through the beginning of the Italian Republic (1946). It explains the history of Italian law in relation to the cultural, ... More


Roman Law, Contemporary Law, European Law: The Civilian Tradition Today

Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299134
eISBN:
9780191708046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299134.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Legal history helps us to understand modern or contemporary law. It explains why the law has become what it is. It lays open the premises on which the modern law is based. It constitutes a rich ... More


The Lectures on Jurisprudence and Roman Law 1

Gloria Vivenza

in Adam Smith and the Classics: The Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296669
eISBN:
9780191597008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296665.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Deals with the classical influences that may be found in the Lectures on Jurisprudence, two sets of notes taken by Adam Smith's students. Smith's lectures are studied in the mainstream of modern ... More


Pilate

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the representation of the Roman governor Pilate in the Jesus biopics in comparison with his role in the Gospel accounts. The Gospels portray him as a fair-minded and weak-willed ... More


Fritz Schulz (1879–1957)

Wolfgang Ernst

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Fritz Schulz (1879–1957) was one of the most successful Roman law scholars in Germany when the Nazi rule ended his career in 1933. Forced into early retirement, he and his wife held out in Germany ... More


Late Roman Advocates

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the question of whether post-classical advocates influenced the development of late Roman law through their forensic pleading. Under the various late Roman civil cognitio ... More


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