The Law in Ancient Greece and Rome: An Examination of Primary Sources (MP3 download)
By John David Lewis
The ancient Greek and Roman attempts to order relationships through deliberation rather than force led to important principles of law that have influenced men throughout history.
Dr. Lewis focuses on primary source materials—the poetry of Homer and Aeschylus, the philosophic writings of Plato and Aristotle, the work of Cicero and Solon—to trace the roots of law from the nature of dispute-resolution in ancient Greece to the origination of the science of law in ancient Rome.
(MP3 download; 4 hrs. 30 min., with Q & A, 208 MB)