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Author Adamidis, Vasileios, author

Title Character evidence in the courts of classical Athens : rhetoric, relevance and the rule of law / Vasileios Adamidis
Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 235 pages.)
Contents The archaic origins of character evidence : from Homer to classical Athens -- Incentives for wide use of character evidence in the Athenian legal system -- Greek ideas of "character" -- Methods of providing evidence from character in Athenian courts -- Greek perceptions of "personality" applied in the Athenian courts -- Purposes of character evidence in the courts of Athens : predominance of law or rhetoric?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Witnesses (Greek law)
Reputation (Law)
Law -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317168430 (electronic bk.)
1317168437 (electronic bk.)