The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-12-31
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Edwin Carawan is Professor of Classics at Missouri State University. His publications include Rhetoric and the Law of Draco (OUP; 1998) and The Attic Orators (OUP; 2007) in the Oxford Readings in Classical Studies series.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Conventions
1. Introduction: Amnesty and Reconstruction
2. A Brief History of the Problem
3. Comparanda: Treaties and Decrees
4. The Evolving Agreement
5. Paragraphe and Civil Suits: Isokrates Against Kallimachos
6. The Homicide Rule and the Case against Agoratos
7. The Special Accountings and the Speech Against Eratosthenes
8. Andokides Defense On the Mysteries and the Amnesty Legislation
9. The Case against Socrates
10. The Case against Nikomachos and Rewriting the Laws
11. The Legacy of the Reconciliation
12. Conclusions and Defining Issues

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