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Was Byzantine Egypt a legal anomaly? Looking at testamentary documents for evidence using modern tools

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Modern scholars are deeply divided over whether Byzantine Egypt (350 to 650 CE) followed Roman law, with some saying that the effect of Roman law on Egypt was significant and others saying that it was superficial at best. There are a number of reasons for this schism, including the very general references to law in the surviving documents and the differences between Egyptian legal practice and some fundamental elements of Roman legal practice. This thesis seeks to provide additional evid...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-10-08

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