Ancient Greece Crime and Punishment (Changing Times: Ancient Greece) by Richard Dargie, Adam Hook

Ancient Greece Crime and Punishment (Changing Times: Ancient Greece) Author: Richard Dargie, Adam Hook
eBook Title: Ancient Greece Crime and Punishment (Changing Times: Ancient Greece)
ISBN10: 0756520843
ISBN13: 978-0756520847
Language: English
Publisher: Compass Point Books (January 1, 2007)
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: History
Size ePub vers.: 1257 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1789 kb
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The Ancient Greeks took crime seriously, and citizens were expected to know the laws of the city. The worst crimes were punished with banishment or death. Any citizen could accuse another of a crime and take him or her to court. Investigate the actions and punishments of Greeces thieves, murderers, vagrants, and other criminals in ancient times. This series explores the world of Ancient Greece through the works of playwrights, philosophers, and historians of the time. These works offer a fascinating window into another era. Each page features a quotation that explains a unique aspect of life in Ancient Greece.

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