Gortyn Code photos online

Troels Myrup has posted 3 color photos of portions of the Gortyn legal code.

Some print publications relevant to the inscription:

  • ICret 4.72 = M. Guarducci, Inscriptiones creticae, opera et consilio Friderici Halbherr collectae, 4 vols., Rome, 1935-1950 (OCLC: 3832343), vol. 4, no. 72.
  • M. Gargarin, multiple articles published in Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies from 1982 onward; see the GRBS Index, sub Gagarin, Michael.
  • A.F. Verdieck, The Gortyn crisis and the creation of the Gortyn code, thesis, Colorado State University (Ft. Collins), 2004 (OCLC: 56931215)
  • R.F. Willetts, The law code of Gortyn, Berlin, 1967 (OCLC: 529234).


About Tom Elliott

Tom is Associate Director for Digital Programs and Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University. Tom holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Ancient History from UNC. His master's thesis treated a class of late Roman census documents from the Aegean islands and Asia Minor. His dissertation assembled and analyzed the epigraphic evidence for boundary disputes in the early Roman empire.
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