This essay discusses the problem of the origin and use of the Athenian nomos argias. The law was probably part of the archaic agrarian legislation and it originally concerned inheritance and family rights. However, over the course of the classical period, it broadened its field of application, becoming a law against unemployment and begging.

The Athenian Nomos Argias. Notes for a Possible Interpretation / L. Cecchet. - In: INCIDENZA DELL'ANTICO. - ISSN 1971-2995. - 14:2(2016), pp. 117-142.

The Athenian Nomos Argias. Notes for a Possible Interpretation

L. Cecchet
2016

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This essay discusses the problem of the origin and use of the Athenian nomos argias. The law was probably part of the archaic agrarian legislation and it originally concerned inheritance and family rights. However, over the course of the classical period, it broadened its field of application, becoming a law against unemployment and begging.
argia; unemployment; Athenian laws
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