Social Justice in the Ancient World

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HOWARD L. ADELSON is Professor of History at the City College of the City University of New York. Professor Adelson has taught as a visiting Professor at a number of American and foreign universities. He has served as Executive Officer of CUNY's Ph.D. Program in History, Chairman of City College's History Department, Director of the Graduate Seminar in Economic History at New York University, and Director of Studies of the Museum of the American Numismatic Society. Professor Adelson has been honored on a number of occasions and, in addition to having been made a Fellow of the Hebrew University (hon. caus.), he is also recipient of the Rothberg Prize from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a recipient of the Jabotinsky Centennial Medal from former Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel. His primary interests are in early medieval economic history and legal and political theory as expressed in political history and iconography. Among his most significant books are Light Weight Solidi and Byzantine Trade in the Sixth and Seventh Centuries, Medieval Commerce, and A Bronze Hoard of the Period of Leo I.

THOMAS J. FIGUEIRA is Professor of Classics and of Ancient History at Rutgers University. He has written widely in ancient Greek history and historiography. His most recent works are Athens and Aigina in the Age of Imperial Colonization and Excursions in Epichoric History: The Aiginetan Essays.

BENJAMIN R. FOSTER is Professor of Assyriology and Chairman of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University. He is the author of numerous studies of ancient Mesopotamian history and civili


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