The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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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).

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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 WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/397/the-law-code-of-gortyn-crete/

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/397/the-law-code-of-gortyn-crete/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Law Code of Gortyn, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 29 Jul 2021.