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Defining Gender  

Matthew J. Perry

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Oct 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter examines how law contributed to the definition and establishment of gender in the Roman world, and ways that gender shaped the law. Lawmakers and jurists established distinct ... More

Women as Legal Actors  

Verena Halbwachs

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Oct 2016
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Nov 2016
Women as legally acting individuals rather than as tangential actors are to be found in the classical sources more often than is generally assumed. This is borne out by literary reports as ... More

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