Title

The Athenian law of agreement

Abstract

At Athens legislation that made private agreements enforceable rested not on the binding effect of promises per se but on a principle of closure, modeled on the Reconciliation of 403.

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Modern and Classical Languages

Document Type

Article

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Copyright the author. Published in Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0)

Publication Date

12-1-2006

Journal Title

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies

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