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Brigstocke, Heather Renwick (1929 - 2004), Chairman, English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth, 1993–99; High Mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School, 1974–89

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; Political History; Politics; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure. 356 words.

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FUENTES, Carlos (1928 - 2012), Professor at Large, Brown University, since 1995

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; Literature; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 376 words.

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graphē paranomōn

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law — Classical Studies.

In Athens was a prosecution for the offence of proposing a decree or law which was contrary to an existing law in form or content. As soon as the accuser made a sworn statement that he...

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lex

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Law.

(pl. lēgēs), primarily, a statute, passed by one of the assemblies of the Roman people; the lex Hortensia of 287 bc conferred the force of statute on measures passed by a meeting of the...

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logographers

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — History of Law.

(Gk. logographos),

as used by the contemporaries of Demosthenes (2), commonly means a speech‐writer for litigants in the courts, or else a writer of prose, as distinct from a poet....

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Masurius Sabinus

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law — Classical Studies.

(RE 29),

probably from Verona, a leading Roman lawyer of the first half of the 1st cent. ad. He was successful as a law teacher in Rome and counted the ...

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MOORE, John Michael (1935 - 2005), JP; Headmaster, The King’s School, Worcester, 1983–98

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure. 188 words.

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Papinian

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law — Classical Studies.

A leading lawyer of the Severan age and a close associate of the emperor Septimius Severus, probably came, like him, from Africa and had some exposure to Hellenistic culture. He was...

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postliminium

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — International Law.

‘The term “postliminium” is originally one of Roman Law, derived from post and limen (i.e. boundary)…. Modern International Law and Municipal Law have adopted the term to indicate the fact...

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REVERDIN, Olivier (1913 - 2000)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies. 248 words.

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