Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 6 of 15 |

Documents
(6,763 words)

I. General

[German version]

A. Term

In legal terms, a document is a written declaration regarding a legal transaction. In modern opinion it is a declaration of intent in a suitable written form that is intended to provide proof in legal transactions and that permits recognition of the issuing party (e.g., [2; 8]). In general, documents include all non-literary and partially literary texts (exceptions a…

Cite this page
Hengstl, Joachim (Marburg/Lahn), Schiemann, Gottfried (Tübingen) and Gröschler, Peter, “Documents”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1225650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲