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Law, Rhetoric and Comedy in Classical Athens

Law, Rhetoric and Comedy in Classical Athens

Edited by: D. L. Cairns, R.A. Knox | Contributions by: C. Carey, etc.

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A substantial collection of original work from an authoritative international cast. Main themes are: the detail and development of Athenian law; the life and work of the Attic orators in their political contexts; the implications of recent papyrus discoveries for the texts of major authors; the intersection of Attic Old Comedy with Athenian law, politics and society.

Author Info

D.L. Cairns received his PhD from the University of Glasgow, under the direction of D.M. MacDowell and A.F. Garvie. R.A. Knox was a colleague of D.M. MacDowell (who also jointly supervised his DPhil) for thirty years.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: Classical Press of Wales
Publisher: Classical Press of Wales

ISBN: 9780954384555
Publication Date: 30 Sep 2004
Number of Pages: 296
Height: 240
Width: 160
Illustrations: Illustrations, fasims., port.

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