1. The archaic origins of character evidence : from Homer to classical Athens 2. Incentives for wide use of character evidence in the Athenian legal system 3. Greek ideas of 'character' 4. Methods of providing evidence from character in Athenian courts 5. Greek perceptions of 'personality' applied in the Athenian courts 6. Purposes of character evidence in the courts of Athens : predominance of law or rhetoric?