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graphē paranomōn

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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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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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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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