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Life, death, and litigation in the Athenian Agora

Mabel L. Lang

Life, death, and litigation in the Athenian Agora

by Mabel L. Lang

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Published by American School of Classical Studies at Athens in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Agora (Athens, Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Athens.
    • Subjects:
    • Justice, Administration of (Greek law),
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Greece -- Athens,
    • Actions and defenses (Greek law),
    • Agora (Athens, Greece)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliograhical references (inside back cover).

      Statementprepared by Mabel Lang.
      SeriesExcavations in the Athenian Agora., no. 23
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKL4345 .L36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1200456M
      LC Control Number94193817
      OCLC/WorldCa30688196

        The book leads the reader through all the main periods of Athens, where Agora was central to its function, connecting the history puzzle pieces finding by finding, building by building, historical milestone by historical milestone, always giving significant information and insights on how Athens functioned from a political, legal, social /5. Athenian influence. One can easily imagine that the care-fully planned and orderly design of the new city and, not least, the compact layout of its Agora represented the Athenian ideal of the period. We shall see, however, that the Agora of Athens itself at .

      The Agora, the marketplace and civic center, was one of the most important parts of an ancient city of addition to being a place where people gathered to buy and sell all kinds of commodities, it was also a place where people assembled to discuss all kinds of topics: business, politics, current events, or the nature of the universe and the divine. Daily Life, the people's prespective. The center of daily life in Athens was the home. Houses were very simple, in comparison to their public places, with few windows, doors, and pieces of furniture. Even food was simple. Bread and wine were served for breakfast and lunch with wine, fruits, vegetables, and fish were for dinner.

      A Day in Athens. Today is your lucky day! Today, you are going to have a chance to experience a day in the life of an ancient Athenian. Real quick- go change into a toga. Life, Death and Litigation in the Athenian Agora by Mabel Lang. [REVIEW] David Mirhady - - Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity Fouilles de .


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Mabel Louise Lang (Novem – J ) was an American archaeologist and scholar of Classical Greek and Mycenaean culture. She served on the faculty of Bryn Mawr College until and was professor emerita there until her death.

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