Summoned to the Roman courts : famous trials from antiquity

Detlef Liebs ; translated by Rebecca L.R. Garber and Carole Gustely Cürten

"Summoned to the Roman Courts" is the first work by Detlef Liebs, an internationally recognized expert on ancient Roman law, to be made available in English. Originally presented as a series of popular lectures, this book brings to life a thousand years of Roman history through sixteen studies of famous court cases - from the legendary trial of Horatius for the killing of his sister, to the trial of Jesus Christ, to that of the Christian leader Priscillian for heresy. Drawing on a wide variety of ancient sources, the author not only paints a vivid picture of ancient Roman society, but also illuminates how ancient legal practices still profoundly affect how the law is implemented today.

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  • Preface Introduction 1. Killing a Sister for Mourning a Fallen Enemy 2. Temporary End to Trials Involving Black Magic 3. A Dowry Hunter Loses Out 4. A Naive Buyer 5. The Party's Intention vs. the Pedantry of Jurists? 6. Cicero Thwarts the Intrigue of a Powerful Man 7. Defense against a Lover's Malice 8. Corrupter of Morals through Poetry, or Accessory to a Conspiracy? 9. A Precautionary Crucifixion 1. "They Hate Mankind" 11. A Criminal Organization? 12. Brutal Slave Owners 13. Self-Help Is Punished 14. Protecting a Ward Prevails over Standard Payment Practices 15. A Dispute among Christians 16. The Execution of Heretics Conclusion Notes Index

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書名 Summoned to the Roman courts : famous trials from antiquity
著作者等 Liebs, Detlef
Garber, Rebecca L. R.
書名別名 Vor den Richtern Roms
シリーズ名 The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
出版元 University of California Press
刊行年月 c2012
ページ数 viii, 274 p.
大きさ 22 cm
ISBN 9780520294851
9780520259621
NCID BB0983193X
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言語 英語
原文言語 ドイツ語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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