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The Law of Athens, Volume 1: Family and Property by Alick Robin Walsham Harrison

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By Alick Robin Walsham Harrison

This can be A.R.W. Harrison's basic paintings at the Athenian criminal procedure, first released in 1968-71. A paperback variation containing a foreword and up to date bibliography by means of D.M. MacDowell, this quantity covers technique

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She claimed to be pregnant by him and bore a son. Kallias disclaimed paternity, and when the woman's relatives tried at the Apaturia to father the child on him he took a solemn oath that the only son he had ever had was Hipponikos. 1 This is unsatisfactory evidence, as it is not certain that the woman was, properly speaking, Kallias' wife. 3 The early history of this institution in Athens is obscure. Some have traced it back to the exchange of gifts which took place in the heroic age between the bride's father and the groom, itself supposed to be a development from marriage by purchase.

27 Aphob. i. ); 58 PART I . LAW OF THE FAMILY in origin the suit was related to dowries due to be returned and the high rate of interest (18 per cent. ) had a certain penal element in it. It has, however, been held that its use was extended to cover two other contingencies: first, where the prospective husband held the dowry between the EYYUYJ and the consummation of the marriage, in which case, it is suggested, he had to provide for his future wife's maintenance and could be compelled by this suit to do so (though not necessarily at the rate of 18 per cent.

I. 19 f. eP0{3cp ToaOVTOV apyvpwv EVEXE{pLuav; TCfJ : The h~~adin,gof 1TpOL[KWV] ooa(L~. , lac. cit. n. 2,41 Spoud. 5 (p. 51, n. 2, below). 'OV~TWP KaL [Kul ol]KLwv 51 that the suit served this dual purpose. Demosthenes' speech 41 IIpo, E1Tovstav tJ1T€P 1TPOtKO" and it is concerned in part with the speaker's claim to collect the rent on a house which he alleges to have been made an ,hoTLfLYjfLa by the will of his father-in-law for the balance of the dowry not paid up at the time of his marriage; Spoudias had been preventing him from collecting this rent (see p.

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