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NUMA-NOMOS AND LYCOURGOS-ERGON LYKOU,PHAOOTOS (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  ) I.2. Numa Pompilius, “honoured with a celestial marriage” (Num. 4.6) Plutarch does not engage in such historical polemics with the second king of Rome as he does with Lycurgus14, even if the only historical fact about … Continue reading

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NUMA-NOMOS AND LYCOURGOS-ERGON LYKOU,PHAOOTOS (A)

Political reforms in the Lives of Lycurgus and Numa:divine revelation or political lie?1 AbstractThis paper aims to analyze the political importance of divine inspiration for Spartan and Roman  political reforms carried out by Lycurgus (c. 650 BC?) and by Numa … Continue reading

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