Laws of Zaleucus

(27 words)

Historical Context Note

Zaleucus is a quasi-legendary legislator of early Italy and Greece. He is credited for enforcing severe laws such as the lex talionis (an eye for an eye).

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Laws of Zaleucus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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