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1 Ager, Sheila L. INTERSTATE ARBITRATIONS IN THE GREEK WORLD, 337-90 B.C
University of California Press 1997 0520081625 / 9780520081628 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hellenistic Culture and Society; 1.63 x 9.3 x 6.35 Inches; 579 pages; A great deal of information has come to light over the past several decades about the role of arbitration between the Greek states. Arbitration and mediation were, in fact, central institutions in Hellenistic public life. In this comprehensive study, Sheila Ager brings together the scattered body of literary and epigraphical sources on arbitration, together with up-to-date bibliographic references, and commentary. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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2 Alexander, Michael C. TRIALS IN THE LATE ROMAN REPUBLIC, 149 BC TO 50 BC
University of Toronto Press 1990 080205787X / 9780802057877 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Gift inscription from author on half-title. Else book is fine ; Phoenix Supplementary Volume XXVI; 0.75 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 232 pages; Attempts to tabulate, as exhaustively as possible, the known legal facts pertaining to the 391 trials and possible trials, criminal and civil, which date from the last century of the Roman Republic. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 315.00 USD
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3 Ando, Clifford LAW, LANGUAGE, AND EMPIRE IN THE ROMAN TRADITION
University of Pennsylvania Press 2011 0812243544 / 9780812243543 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The Romans depicted the civil law as a body of rules crafted through communal deliberation for the purpose of self-government. Yet, as Clifford Ando demonstrates in Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition, the civil law was also an instrument of empire: many of its most characteristic features developed in response to the challenges posed when the legal system of Rome was deployed to embrace, incorporate, and govern people and cultures far afield. Ando studies the processes through which lawyers at Rome grappled with the legal pluralism resulting from imperial conquests. He focuses primarily on the tools—most prominently analogy and fiction—used to extend the system and enable it to regulate the lives of persons far from the minds of the original legislators, and he traces the central place that philosophy of language came to occupy in Roman legal thought. In the second part of the book Ando examines the relationship between civil, public, and international law. Despite the prominence accorded public and international law in legal theory, it was civil law that provided conceptual resources to those other fields in the Roman tradition. Ultimately it was the civil law's implication in systems of domination outside its own narrow sphere that opened the door to its own subversion. When political turmoil at Rome upended the institutions of political and legislative authority and effectively ended Roman democracy, the concepts and language that the civil law supplied to the project of Republican empire saw their meanings transformed. As a result, forms of domination once exercised by Romans over others were inscribed in the workings of law at Rome, henceforth to be exercised by the Romans over themselves. ; Empire and After; 184 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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4 Astin, A. E. THE LEX ANNALIS BEFORE SULLA
Latomus 1958 Softcover Very Good 
Pages unopened. Light shelfwear else fine. Light foxing to wraps. ; Collection Latomus Volume XXXII; 47 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Austin, Michel, Jill Harries and Christopher Smith (Eds. ) & (Geoffrey Rickman) MODUS OPERANDI Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Rickman
Institute of Classical Studies, University of London 1998 0900587822 / 9780900587825 Softcover Very Good 
Light bump to top of spine. Minor shelfwear. ; Collection of essays covering a range of topics, including the administration of Delphi, Roman law, the Roman economy and army, art and literature. ; Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement 71; 256 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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6 Bauman, Richard A. CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN ANCIENT ROME
Routledge 1996 041511375X / 9780415113755 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
240 pages; Crime and punishment have concerned humanity since the beginning of social life. Their manifestations in ancient Rome remains a fascinating topic, as the law of most European countries today is derived from ancient Roman law. Richard A. Bauman tells the history of punishment from the Roman Republic to the late Empire, shedding light on some decisive aspects of Roman history. He assesses punishment according to its innate humanity and cruelty, traces the changes in Roman attitudes, laws and practices during this era. Trials for treason, sedition and corruption illuminate political history; common law crimes like murder, and forgery that sharpen our perception of social history; discussions of freedom of speech increase our understanding of intellectual history; and religious persecutions fill out the picture of religious history. In its scope and focus, this is an unprecedented study, painting a vivid picture of the theory and practice of punishment in ancient Rome. 
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7 Bauman, Richard A. CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN ANCIENT ROME
Routledge 1996 041511375X / 9780415113755 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Book and DJ are fine. DJ in mylar. ; 240 pages; Crime and punishment have concerned humanity since the beginning of social life. Their manifestations in ancient Rome remains a fascinating topic, as the law of most European countries today is derived from ancient Roman law. Richard A. Bauman tells the history of punishment from the Roman Republic to the late Empire, shedding light on some decisive aspects of Roman history. He assesses punishment according to its innate humanity and cruelty, traces the changes in Roman attitudes, laws and practices during this era. Trials for treason, sedition and corruption illuminate political history; common law crimes like murder, and forgery that sharpen our perception of social history; discussions of freedom of speech increase our understanding of intellectual history; and religious persecutions fill out the picture of religious history. In its scope and focus, this is an unprecedented study, painting a vivid picture of the theory and practice of punishment in ancient Rome. 
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8 Bearzot, Cinzia LISIA E LA TRADIZIONE SU TERAMENE Commento Storico Alle Orazioni XII E XIII Del Corpus Lysiacum
Vita E Pensiero 1997 8834317424 / 9788834317426 Softcover Very Good 
Very light edgewear. Rubbing to wraps. One corner slightly creased. Minor shelfwear. Former owner's name to ffep in pen. ; Biblioteca Di Aevum Antiquum - 10; 379 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
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9 Beauchet, Ludovic HISTOIRE DU DROIT PRIVÉ DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE ATHÉNIENNE [4 VOLS.] Le Droit De Famille I; Le Droit De Famille II; Le Droit De Propriété III; Le Droit Des Obligations IV
Librairie Marescq Ainé 1897 First Edition Softcover Fair 
Bookseller's sticker to spines of all volumes (1926). Endpapers all browned of set. Many pages unopened. Volume I: chipping and tears to wraps. Browning to back wrap. Good Condition. Volume II: light chipping and tears to wraps. Good+; Volume III: chipping and tears to wraps. Book is split into two along spine but barely holding with one small tie. Complete. Fair condition. Volume IV: piece of bottom corner of front wrap is missing. Book is split into two along spine but also holding with one small tie. Complete. Fair Condition. Good candidate for rebinding. ; 541,552,747,575 pp; 4 Volume Set COMPLETE 
Price: 550.00 USD
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10 Bonner, Robert Johnson & Gertrude Smith THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FROM HOMER TO ARISTOTLE [2 VOLUME SET]
University of Chicago Press 1930 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hinges just starting to weaken. Spine of V2 is sunned. Minor shelfwear. ; 2 Volume Complete Set. Looks at growth and development of the Judiciary and to matters of practice and procedure. V1: 1930; V2: 1938; 2 Volume Set COMPLETE 
Price: 130.00 USD
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11 Brand, C.E. ROMAN MILITARY LAW
University of Texas Press 1968 0292733933 / 9780292733930 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers. Traces of removed pocket on back board. Book has been rebound in dark red library buckram. Light pencil marginalia on a few pages. ; In view of the importance of both the legal and military aspects of the Roman Empire, an account for the Roman armies is of considerable significance to historians in both fields. Colonel C. E. Brand describes this system of control. ; 209 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
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12 Bremer, F. P. IURISPRUDENTIA ANTEHADRIANAE QUAE SUPERSUNT Pars Prior: Liberae Rei Publicae. Iuris Consulti. Pars Altera: Primi Post Principatum Constituum Saeculi. Iuris Consulti: Sectio Prior Et Sectio Altera
L'Erma Di Bretschneider 1964-7 Hardcover Near Fine 
Minor rubbing to extremities else Fine. ; 2 part set in three volumes-- complete. Reprint of the Teubner volumes of 1896-1901. In Latin. ; 3 Volume Set 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Brunt, P. A. ROMAN IMPERIAL THEMES
Oxford Clarendon Press 1990 0198144768 / 9780198144762 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Faint bump to 1 corner. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Light foxing to top of textblock. Minor shelfwear to book. Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; 560 pages 
Price: 165.00 USD
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14 Brunt, P. A. ROMAN IMPERIAL THEMES
Oxford Clarendon Press 2011 0198144768 / 9780198144762 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Digitally reprinted. Very minor shelfwear. ; 560 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Buckland, W. W. ROMAN LAW OF SLAVERY The Condition of the Slave in Private Law from Augustus to Justinian
Cambridge University Press 1970 0521077729 / 9780521077729 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing to top of textblock. DJ spine is sunned. DJ has 2 tear to base of front panel and some creasing (2 cm) and 1 small tear to head of DJ spine. ; Reprint of the 1908 edition. This book was the first comprehensive study of the Roman law of slavery when it was published in 1908. It is still the standard work. ; 750 pages 
Price: 190.00 USD
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16 Calhoun, George M. and Catherine Delamere A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GREEK LAW With an Introduction by Roscoe Pound
Harvard University Press 1927 0674731077 / 9780674731073 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Former owner's signature on inner cover. Traces of removed bookplates as well. Some of the gilded title on the spine has rubbed off. Wear to spine ends. ; The first volume in Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies edited by Eldon James, then the Law School's librarian, who provides a general preface. ; Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Calhoun, George M. and Catherine Delamere A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GREEK LAW With an Introduction by Roscoe Pound
Argonaut Inc. , Publishers 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former institution stamps on end-papers ; The first volume in Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies edited by Eldon James, then the Law School's librarian, who provides a general preface. Unchanged Reprint of 1927; Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Calhoun, George Miller ATHENIAN CLUBS IN POLITICS AND LITIGATION
Burt Franklin 1970 0833704532 / 9780833704535 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Scratches to front board. ; Reprint of 1913 edition. Looks at the clubs and their influence in Athenian politics and law. ; Research and Source Works Series; 172 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Calhoun, George Miller ATHENIAN CLUBS IN POLITICS AND LITIGATION
Burt Franklin 1970 0833704532 / 9780833704535 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Reprint of 1913 edition. Looks at the clubs and their influence in Athenian politics and law. ; Research and Source Works Series; 172 pages 
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20 Champlin, Edward FINAL JUDGMENTS Duty and Emotion in Roman Wills, 200 B.C.-A.D.
University of California Press 1991 0520071034 / 9780520071032 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light rubbing to DJ. Former owner's signature. ; Freed from the familial and social obligations incumbent on the living, the Roman testator could craft his will to be a literal "last judgment" on family, friends, and society. The Romans were fascinated by the contents of wills, believing the will to be a mirror of the testator's true character and opinions. The wills offer us a unique view of the individual Roman testator's world. Just as classicists, ancient historians, and legal historians will find a mine of information here, the general reader will be fascinated by the book's lively recounting of last testaments. Who were the testators and what were their motives? Why do family, kin, servants, friends, and community all figure in the will, and how are they treated? What sort of afterlife did the Romans anticipate? By examining wills, the book sets several issues in a new light, offering new interpretations of, or new insights into, subjects as diverse as captatio (inheritance- seeking) , the structure of the Roman family, the manumission of slaves, public philanthropy, the afterlife and the relation of subject to emperor. Champlin's principal argument is that a strongly felt "duty of testacy" informed and guided most Romans, a duty to reward or punish all who were important to them, a duty which led them to write their wills early in life and to revise them frequently. ; 228 pages 
Price: 32.00 USD
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