Dracon


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Dracon:

see DracoDraco
or Dracon
, fl. 621 B.C., Athenian politician and law codifier. Of his codification of Athenian customary law only the section dealing with involuntary homicide is preserved.
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, Athenian politician.
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E dificil estabelecer a data de sua consagracao: em Olimpia, sua estatua era obra do egineta Glauquias, que trabalhou na primeira metade do seculo V a.C.; os tasios devem ter erigido sua estatua logo apos sua morte, o que explica que seu inimigo em vida tenha atacado a sua imagem; Pausanias (VI, 11, 6) cita as leis de Dracon e este fato remete a presenca de Atenas em Tasos em meados do seculo V a.C., data que comprova a consagracao da estatua.
Dracon thinks all this investor attention is driving prices too high overall, and that the market has gotten ahead of itself, at least for the near term.
Mullet, Neto, & Pinto, 2008) and because of its outstanding use in decision-making and judgement in sport (Fruchart, Dracon, Paques, & Dru, 2009).
Otro tanto puede de cirse del gran elogio que Aulio Gelio dedica al ateniense Dracon (30) por considerarle <<iuris divini et humani peritus>> (31).
I predict that these austerity measures will meet the same late as the notorious Laws of Dracon that were applied in ancient Athens.
Empezo aboliendo todas las deudas; libero a quienes habian sido esclavizados por ellas, abolio las penas de muerte establecidas por Dracon (salvo las de asesinato), creo tribunales populares; reorganizo el gobierno ateniense creando una asamblea para elaborar las leyes con participacion de los ciudadanos: fue el punto de partida para la posterior democracia.