Summoned to the Roman Courts: Famous Trials From Antiquity

Summoned to the Roman Courts: Famous Trials from Antiquity, Detlef Liebs, University of California Press, 2012

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Summoned to the Roman Courts is the first work to be made available in English of Detlef Liebs, an internationally recognized expert on ancient Roman law. Originally presented as a series of popular lectures, this book brings to life a thousand years of Roman history through sixteen studies of famous court cases – from the legendary trial of Horatius for the killing of his sister, to the trial of Jesus Christ, to that of the Christian leader Priscillian for heresy. Drawing on a wide variety of ancient sources, the author not only paints a vivd picture of ancient Roman society but also illuminates how ancient legal practises still profoundly affect how the law is implemented today.

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