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Author Buis, Emiliano J

Title Taming Ares
Published Boston : BRILL, 2018


Description 1 online resource (329 pages)
Series Studies in the History of International Law Ser
Studies in the History of International Law Ser
Contents Intro; ‎Contents; ‎Foreword (Lesaffer); ‎Preliminary Considerations; ‎1. Editions of Reference Works; ‎2. Translations; ‎3. Transliterations; ‎4. Chronological References; ‎Acknowledgments; ‎List of Figures and Maps; ‎Figures; ‎Maps; ‎Introduction; ‎1. Between Ares and Athena; ‎2. Between Custom and Convenience: Rules and Pragmatics; ‎3. Toward International Law in the Ancient World: Practices and Contexts; ‎4. Inhumane Acts, Human Words: Analyzing the Restrictive Discourse of War; ‎Part 1. The Concepts
‎Chapter 1. Normativity, Hegemony, and Democratic Performance: The Case of Classical Athens‎1. International Normativity, Subordination, and Political Imposition in the Ancient World; ‎2. Justice, Law, Laws, and Decrees: The Issue of Terminology; ‎3. Nomothesia: The Act of Legislating; ‎4. Dramatic Competitions and Athenian Festivals; ‎5. Justice as Spectacle in Athens: Judicial praxis; ‎6. The Assembly, the Theater, and the Courts: Performative Activities of Democracy; ‎Summation: Democracy as Performative Ritual; ‎Chapter 2. Greek poleis and International Subjectivity
‎1. Toward an Archaeology of the Subject: Did Fictional Entities Have a Legal Personality in the Greek World?‎1.1. Subjects as an Object of Study: A Modern Concept; ‎1.2. Groups and Associations in Athenian Law; ‎1.3. The polis as State and Its Legal Representations; ‎2. The Role of the polis in the Conclusion of Treaties during the Peloponnesian War; ‎2.1. The Classical Greek Treaties; ‎2.2. Three Examples as Case Studies; ‎2.2.1. The Treaties of Athens with Rhegium and Leontinoi; ‎2.2.2. The Quadripartite Treaty of Athens with Argos, Mantineia and Elis
‎2.2.3. The Treaties between Sparta and the Achaemenid Empire‎Summation: International Subjectivity in Ruins; ‎Part 2. The Rules; ‎Chapter 3. The Outbreak of War and Its Limits in Inter-polis Law; ‎1. The Rhetoric of the Use of Armed Force in the Greek World; ‎2. The Vocabulary of the Grounds: The Spoken and the Unspoken in Thucydides; ‎3. Considerations on Guilt, Responsibility, Motivation and Encouragement: Helen's Case; ‎4. Exoneration from Responsibility for the Attack: The Adversary's Fault; ‎5. A 'Legal' Rhetoric of Self-Defense?; ‎Summation: Restraining the Use of Armed Force
‎Chapter 4. The Conduct of War and Its Limits in Inter-polis Law‎1. Greek Warfare between Military Necessity and Limitation; ‎2. The Legal Matrix: The Foundations of "Common," "Universal," Inter-polis, and Panhellenic Law; ‎3. Geneva in Greece: The nomos of the Greeks with Respect to the Protection of Victims and Practices in Wartime; ‎3.1. Protecting Envoys; ‎3.2. Protecting Civilians; ‎3.3. Protecting Temples and Religious Facilities and Personnel; ‎3.4. Protecting Captured Enemies; ‎3.5. Protecting the Sick and Wounded Combatants and Dead Bodies
Notes ‎3.6. Protecting Suppliants, Refugees and Asylum-Seekers
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Subject War (Greek law) -- History
War (International law)
Humanitarian law.
Peace treaties.
Humanitarian law.
Peace treaties.
Politics and government.
War (Greek law)
War (International law)
Athens (Greece) -- History.
Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C.
Greece -- Athens.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004363823