- viii, 274 p. ; 22 cm.
- Contents: Killing a sister for mourning a fallen enemy -- Temporary end to trials involving black magic -- A dowry hunter loses out -- A naive buyer -- The party's intention vs. the pedantry of jurists? -- Cicero thwarts the intrigue of a powerful man -- Defense against a lover's malice -- Corrupter of morals through poetry, or accessory to a conspiracy? -- A precautionary crucifixion -- They hate mankind"? -- A criminal organization -- Brutal slave owners -- Self-help is punished -- Protecting a ward prevails over standard payment practices -- A dispute among christians -- The execution of heretics.Includes bibliographical references and index.