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The Roman empire didn't cover the known world, and not even the whole of the EU, and it didn't so much devolve as being overrun by waves of invaders that combined what they found useful in Roman law with their own traditions.

Add Christian church, renaissance, reformation, enlightenment, the growth of the modern state with its claim on monopoly on violence and then the whole messy 19th-20th century history, and yes you do end up with different legal traditions. Not least when it comes to legal interpretation. Which can easily be seen by reading articles on legal interpretation in different European languages, for example on Wikipedia.

by fjallstrom on Thu Dec 6th, 2018 at 05:56:12 PM EST
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The world known to "classical" Rome and "classical" Greece indeed constitutes the "known world" in antiquity.

Eurocentric contemplation of all humanity that was and will be to this very day defines truth, justice, and history, does it not?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Dec 6th, 2018 at 07:50:06 PM EST
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Huawei's CFO Arrested at U.S. Request, Sparking Outrage in China

What other explanation, or rationale, would you offer for such a police action?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Dec 6th, 2018 at 09:22:09 PM EST
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How did "europeans" acquire literacy in the form known as alphabet?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Dec 6th, 2018 at 07:53:20 PM EST
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but it did include Turkey.......
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Dec 6th, 2018 at 07:53:24 PM EST
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formerly-known as Anatolia, formerly-known as (tribal) "Asia", formerly-known as ... o, pick a "kingdom", "tyranny," "democracy" --say, Corinth or Troy, these coloni -- claimed and tentatively possessed by classical "Europa". Greeks.

Up and down the "Levant" and around seas of piracy.

This M&A operation has been going on for millennia.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Dec 7th, 2018 at 07:34:10 PM EST
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