Social Norms in the Ancient Athenian Courts

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Lanni, Adriaan M.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

Ancient Athens was a remarkably peaceful and well-ordered society by both ancient and contemporary standards. Scholars typically attribute Athens’ success to internalized norms and purely informal enforcement mechanisms. This article argues that the formal Athenian cou... View more
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