Katell Berthelot, Natalie Dohrmann, Capucine Nemo-Pekelman, Legal engagement: the reception of Roman law and tribunals by Jews and other inhabitants of the Empire. Collection de l'École française de Rome, 579. Rome: Publications de l’École française de Rome, 2021. Pp. 544. ISBN 9782728314645 €40,00.
Erich Gruen, University of California Berkeley. firstname.lastname@example.org
... The principal point of comparison inevitably is that between the Roman legal system and the legal discourse of the rabbis. That is where our principal evidence resides and represents the focus of most of the papers. The two systems emerged in tandem, a fact that naturally stimulates inquiry into questions of influence, adaptation, reaction, overlap, or resistance. ...
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