David Cohen’s study of law in ancient Greece
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integrity tutorial, completed the quiz, and scored 100%. See the links in the top section
of the course website.
1. Identify the features of the institution of law that we take for granted today but that
were, according to Cohen, absent in ancient Athens. See pages 85, 87, 90, 105-112.
2. Explain how the competition for “honour” shaped social relations among ancient
Athenians. See pages 61-65.
Rhetoric, Litigation, and the Values of an Agonistic Society