Social Justice in the Ancient World


This edited collection focuses on the problem of social justice or, more particularly, how the demand for social justice was articulated and implemented in ancient civilizations, including the Chinese, Indian, Iranian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Israelite, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman. These essays are supplementd by discussions of the functioning of social justice in early and medieval Islam and in the postmedieval Anglo-Saxon world.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • S. Todd Lowry
  • Howard L. Adelson
  • Thomas J. Figueira
  • Gregory Nagy
  • Marshall S. Hurwitz
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1995


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