The shape of Athenian Law . By S.C. Todd.[Oxford:Clarendon Press. 1993.xiii, 340, (Bibliography) 18, (Glossary) 44 (General Index) 17 and (Index of Passages) 13pp.Hardback £45 net.ISBN 0-19-814894-1.]

@article{Davidson1994TheSO,
  title={The shape of Athenian Law . By S.C. Todd.[Oxford:Clarendon Press. 1993.xiii, 340, (Bibliography) 18, (Glossary) 44 (General Index) 17 and (Index of Passages) 13pp.Hardback £45 net.ISBN 0-19-814894-1.]},
  author={James Davidson},
  journal={The Cambridge Law Journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={53},
  pages={384 - 385}
}
  • J. Davidson
  • Published 1 July 1994
  • History
  • The Cambridge Law Journal
ATHENIAN Law has long ocupied the position of a kind of forgotten relative in the legal genealogy of the West, a dimly recalled second or third cousin whose relationship to modern lineages is tangential and obscure. Compared to other aspects of Athenian society and culture whose influence remains powerful, the legal traditions of the Athenians seem to have been interred with their graves. This discrepancy in the fortunes of different aspects of Athenian culture has produced a number of…