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Lives Behind the Laws : The World of the Codex Hermogenianus (Paperback)

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In this exploration of the administration of law and its role in thelives of ordinary people in the northern provinces of the Roman Empire, SerenaConnolly draws upon a rich but little-known legal collection from the late 3rdcentury known as the Codex Hermogenianus. The codex is composed of imperialresponses to petitions sent to Rome, written by a team of the emperor''s legalexperts. These petitions and responses provide a wealth of information aboutprovincial legal administration and the lives of the non-elite petitioners. The manwho prostituted his wife, the mother whose malicious son undersold her farm, and theslaves who posed as free men to get a loan are just a few of the lives to encounter.Lives behind the Laws makes a valuable contribution to Roman social, political, andlegal history.

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Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253221476
SKU 211411590
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0253221471
Release Date 2/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0270
Publisher Indiana University Press
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