CLASSICS 2LW3 Lecture 1: classics 2LW3 - all lectures

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Aims and objectives: explore nature and place of law in societies in ancient mediterranean world. The three units" of 2lw3: ancient near eaast (ane) Israel/judah, judaea (c. 1250bc - 100ad: ancient greece (c. 1250-350bc, ancient rome (c. 753-548ad) January 11, lecture 2: the ancient near east, 9000-1750 bcc: What is law: creates conditions in which chaos doesn"t occur. We can have rules that aren"t laws: laws are cultural artifacts. Need to be compared with other systems in order to make sense of them, but they must be. Justice vs law: justice (jus): what is right or fair. Justice concerns equity and the settling of disputes. Notions of justice and conceptions of the just" exist prior to systems of law: law (lex): a rule or regulation. Usually established by a ruler or a central government. A rule or regulation, disregarded for which is counteracted by a central government.

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