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The Corpus Of Greek Sacred Laws

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The first attempt to collect the Greek sacred laws into a corpus was undertaken by Hans von Prott and Ludwig Ziehen in the late nineteenth century. In the second half of the twentieth century Greek sacred law came to be associated first and foremost with a single scholar, Franciszek Sokolowski. Sokolowski's first undertaking was to supplement Leges Graecorum Sacrae (LGS) by collecting the sacred laws of Asia Minor which resulted in the publication of Lois sacrées de l'Asie mineure (LSAM) in 1955. The various editors have briefly accounted for the principles which guided them in making their selections, in their introductions. It is advisable to summarize such principles and discuss the definition of sacred law. Though many cases are sufficiently clear, the final decision as to whether or not to admit a given document into the corpus may at times depend on a variety of factors, including personal judgment.

Keywords: Franciszek Sokolowski; Greek sacred laws; Leges Graecorum Sacrae (LGS); Lois sacrées de l'Asie mineure (LSAM)

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