Goodenough, Edwin R. The Jurisprudence of the Jewish Courts in Egypt: Legal Administration by the Jews under the Early Roman Empire as Described by Philo Judaeus. Originally published: New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929. vii, 268 pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771524; ISBN-10: 1584771526. Hardcover. New. $29.95 * Goodenough takes a look at the work of the great ancient Jewish philosopher from the unique point of view of the practical lawyer, rather than the theologian, and as such illuminates much about law as practiced in the Jewish courts in Alexandria. "...an absorbingly interesting monograph on Philo's `De Specialibus Legibus.'" Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 238.
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