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Law Of Succession

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The Babatha and the Salome Komaise archives contain a number of documents that may, indirectly, reveal something about the law of succession current at the time. These are documents that are in some way or the other related to the death of a person and may thus tell us something about the legal consequences of this death. This chapter discusses each papyrus individually to see what it reveals about the order of succession, in particular the rights of inheritance of the son, the wife and the daughter. On the basis of this evidence it formulates a possible explanation for the position of the daughter towards her father’s estate and investigate whether this explanation can be supported by evidence of the position of the daughter towards her father’s estate in legal documents from other ancient eastern legal systems.

Keywords: Babatha archive; law of succession; Salome Komaise archive

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