Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Ancient Rome
This is a study of the legal rules affecting the practice of female prostitution at Rome approximately from 200 B.C. to A.D. 250. It examines the formation and precise content of the legal norms developed for prostitution and those engaged in this profession, with close attention to their social context. McGinn's unique study explores the "fit" between the law-system and the socio-economic reality while shedding light on important questions concerning marginal groups, marriage, sexual behavior, the family, slavery, and citizen status, particularly that of women.
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Law in Society
The Status of Prostitutes and Pimps as Roman Citizens
Chapter 3 The Lex Iulia et Papia
Chapter 4 Emperors Jurists and the Lex Iulia et Papia
Chapter 5 The Lex Iulia de Adulteriis Coercendis
Chapter 6 Emperors Jurists and the Lex Iulia de Adulteriis Coercendis
Chapter 7 The Taxation of Roman Prostitutes
Restrictive Covenants in the Sale of Slaves
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