Summoned to the Roman Courts

Famous Trials from Antiquity
Author: Detlef Liebs
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520294858
Category: History
Page: 288
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Summoned to the Roman Courts is the first work by Detlef Liebs, an internationally recognized expert on ancient Roman law, to be made available in English. 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 vivid picture of ancient Roman society, but also illuminates how ancient legal practices still profoundly affect how the law is implemented today.

An Archaeological Dictionary, Or, Classical Antiquities of the Jews, Greeks, and Romans, Alphabetically Arranged

Containing an Account of Their Manners, Customs, Diversions, Religious Rites, Philosophy, Festivals, Oracles, Laws, Arts, Engines of War, Weights, Measures, Money, Medals, Computation and Division of Time, Chronological Terms, Heresies in the Primitive Church, &c. &c
Author: Thomas Wilson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Archaeology
Page: 482
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Römisches Recht

ein Studienbuch
Author: Detlef Liebs
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783525031186
Category: Roman law
Page: 306
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Römische Jurisprudenz in Africa

mit Studien zu den pseudopaulinischen Sentenzen
Author: Detlef Liebs
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783428116171
Category: Africa
Page: 156
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Die 1. Auflage erschien 1993 beim Akademie Verlag, Berlin.

Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World


Author: John G. Gager
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195350623
Category: History
Page: 295
View: 1076
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In the ancient Greco-Roman world, it was common practice to curse or bind an enemy or rival by writing an incantation on a tablet and dedicating it to a god or spirit. These curses or binding spells, commonly called defixiones were intended to bring other people under the power and control of those who commissioned them. More than a thousand such texts, written between the 5th Century B.C.E. and the 5th Century C.E., have been discovered from North Africa to England, and from Syria to Spain. Extending into every aspect of ancient life--athletic and theatrical competitions, judicial proceedings, love affairs, business rivalries, and the recovery of stolen property--they shed light on a new dimension of classical study previously inaccessible. Here, for the first time, these texts have been translated into English with a substantial translator's introduction revealing the cultural, social, and historical context for the texts. This book will interest historians, classicists, scholars of religion, and those concerned with ancient magic.

The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint: The Hebrew Trial and The Roman Trial (Complete)


Author: Walter M. Chandler
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465555137
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature


Author: Abraham Rees
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Page: N.A
View: 4251
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Roman antiquities


Author: Alexander Adam
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Rome
Page: 648
View: 7591
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Sueton's Kaiserbiographien


Author: Adolf Stahr
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5878175878
Category: History
Page: N.A
View: 1440
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Das Corpus iuris civilis


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 595
View: 9913
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The Parlor Book

Or, Family Encyclopedia of Useful Knowledge and General Literature ... Ornamented with Fine Colored Engravings
Author: John Lauris Blake
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Page: 960
View: 6760
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A Dictionary of Ancient Geography

Explaining the Local Appellations in Sacred, Grecian, and Roman History; Exhibiting the Extent of Kingdoms, and Situations of Cities, &c. And Illustrating the Allusions and Epithets in the Greek and Roman Poets. The Whole Established by Proper Authorities, and Designed for the Use of Schools
Author: Alexander MacBean
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Classical geography
Page: 628
View: 4229
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Year 1820. (etc.)


Author: Thomas Bayly Howell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

With Notes and Other Illustrations
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803


Author: Great Britain. Parliament
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Great Britain
Page: N.A
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Death and the Dolce Vita

The Dark Side of Rome in the 1950s
Author: Stephen Gundle
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 0857860496
Category: History
Page: 416
View: 5684
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On 9 April 1953 an attractive twenty-one-year-old woman went missing from her family home in Rome. Thirty-six hours later her body was found washed up on a neglected beach at Tor Vaianica. Some said it was suicide; others, a tragic accident. Darker murmurs blamed her death on a drug-fuelled orgy that had gone horribly wrong. The crime gripped the nation. And some were determined to find out the truth of what had happened: the mystery took them from the capital’s seediest back streets right up to the highest office in the land. Dolce Vita casts fascinating light on the myriad colours and contradictions of Rome in the 1950s. Stephen Gundle brilliantly portrays the Rome of romance, luxury and glamour; the Rome of flowers, fountains and Vespas. It is Rome as a film set- embodied by Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday. But the murder of Wilma Montesi exposed the other side of this beautiful city: carnal crimes, sex, drugs, corruption and endless cover-ups. Stephen Gundle picks his way through the evidence to expose the foul underbelly of Rome in the 1950s – a place of bitter hearts and broken dreams.

The Trial of Theodore Parker for the "Misdemeanor" of a Speech in Faneuil Hall Against Kidnapping Before the Circuit Court of the United States at Boston, April 3, 1855 With the Defence


Author: Theodore Parker
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465513604
Category: Antislavery movements
Page: 221
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803

From which Last-mentioned Epoch it is Continued Downwards in the Work Entitled, "The Parliamentary Debates".
Author: William Cobbett,Great Britain. Parliament
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Great Britain
Page: N.A
View: 9255
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The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature


Author: Abraham Rees
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 860
View: 3363
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A Dictionary of the English Language


Author: Noah Webster
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 401
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