The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete

The lawcode from Gortyn, Crete was written in the 5th century BCE and is said to be the largest epigraphic text in ancient Greek (8 m x 1.70 m).


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/397/

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/397/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 19 Aug 2019.

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