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The Resource Law and society in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab conquest : a selection of papyrological sources in translation, with introductions and commentary, [edited by] James G. Keenan, J. G. Manning, Uri Yiftach-Firanko, (electronic resource)

Law and society in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab conquest : a selection of papyrological sources in translation, with introductions and commentary, [edited by] James G. Keenan, J. G. Manning, Uri Yiftach-Firanko, (electronic resource)

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Law and society in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab conquest : a selection of papyrological sources in translation, with introductions and commentary
Title
Law and society in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab conquest
Title remainder
a selection of papyrological sources in translation, with introductions and commentary
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] James G. Keenan, J. G. Manning, Uri Yiftach-Firanko
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • gre
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
"The study of ancient law has blossomed in recent years. In English alone there have been dozens of studies devoted to classical Greek and Roman law, to the Roman legal codes, and to the legal traditions of the ancient Near East among many other topics. Legal documents written on papyrus began to be published in some abundance by the end of the nineteenth century; but even after substantial publication history, legal papyri have not received due attention from legal historians. This book blends the two usually distinct juristic scholarly traditions, classical and Egyptological, into a coherent presentation of the legal documents from Egypt from the Ptolemaic to the late Byzantine periods, all translated and accompanied by expert commentary. The volume will serve as an introduction to the rich legal sources from Egypt in the later phases of its ancient history as well as a tool to compare legal documents from other cultures"--
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Index
no index present
LC call number
KL2814.5
LC item number
.L39 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keenan, James G.
  • Manning, Joseph Gilbert
  • Yiftach-Firanko, Uri
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egyptian law
  • Law, Greek
  • Roman law
  • Egypt
  • HISTORY / Ancient / General
Label
Law and society in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab conquest : a selection of papyrological sources in translation, with introductions and commentary, [edited by] James G. Keenan, J. G. Manning, Uri Yiftach-Firanko, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction and historical framework; 2. The historical development of the form, content and administration of legal documents; 3. The languages of law; 4. The family; 5. Capital; 6. Sale; 7. Leases; 8. Labor; 9. Slavery and dependency in Greco-Roman Egypt; 10. The judiciary system in theory and practice
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9781139050869
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879646630
  • (OCoLC)ocn879646630
Label
Law and society in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab conquest : a selection of papyrological sources in translation, with introductions and commentary, [edited by] James G. Keenan, J. G. Manning, Uri Yiftach-Firanko, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction and historical framework; 2. The historical development of the form, content and administration of legal documents; 3. The languages of law; 4. The family; 5. Capital; 6. Sale; 7. Leases; 8. Labor; 9. Slavery and dependency in Greco-Roman Egypt; 10. The judiciary system in theory and practice
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139050869
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879646630
  • (OCoLC)ocn879646630

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