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date: 07 December 2022

Charondaslocked

Charondaslocked

  • Michael Gagarin

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The lawgiver of his native town *Catana and other Chalcidic colonies, especially *Rhegium. He is often associated with *Zaleucus, but he lived later, probably towards the end of the 6th cent. bce. Much of our information about him is legendary. More reliable are reports that he set very precise penalties for different offences and that he prohibited the extension of credit in commercial transactions.

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  • Greek Law

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