2009 – Reflections on the Work of Raymond Westbrook

Reflections on the Work of Raymond Westbrook
Sunday, November 22, 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Presider: Richard Averbeck, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

F. Rachel Magdalene, University of Leipzig / Humboldt University Berlin
Introductory Remarks: Legal Science Then and Now

Deborah Lyons, Miami University (Ohio)
Westbrook among the Classicists: An Unending Conversation

Sophie Démare-Laphont, École Pratique des Hautes Études
From the Bank of the Seine to the Chesapeake Bay: Contrasting Perspectives
on Ancient Near Eastern Law

Victor Avigdor Hurowitz, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
What Was Codex Hammurabi and What Did It Become?

Anselm C. Hagedorn, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
How Far Does a Legal Koine Extend? Remarks on Westbrook’s
“Common Law” in the Mediterranean

Respondent: Bruce Wells, Saint Joseph’s University

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