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Ox That Gored: A Reprint of Transaction of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 71, no. 2: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (vol. 71, part 2)
Ox That Gored: A Reprint of Transaction of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 71, no. 2: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (vol. 71, part 2)

 
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By J.J. Finkelstein (au)
Year: 1981
Pages: 89
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1422374785

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The author spent many years collecting the material which forms the basis for this volume which draws on his preliminary studies & adds much new material. When Finkelstein died in Nov. 1974, he left a draft of a comprehensive work on the subject of the goring ox & related topics. Contents: (Part I): Apperceptions & categorizations; The Mesopotamian & biblical laws of the goring ox: Some categorical considerations; The laws of the goring ox; The Mesopotamian laws & their contexts; The biblical rules; & Reflections; (Part II): The trial of animals: The intellectual background of the inquiry; The classical sources & the ethnographic evidence; Animal trials in medieval Europe; The deodands in early English law; & Animal trials in the U.S.

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