“To begin with, philologists will warn us against the mistake of seeing a relationship of derivation here: legal nomoi do not derive from musical nomoi, nor do musical nomoi derive from legal. The connection between musical and legal nomoi should rather be seen as analogical, since the two paths along which the term nomos evolved – that of music and that of law – are independent of each other”

“To begin with, philologists will warn us against the mistake of seeing a relationship of derivation here: legal nomoi do not derive from musical nomoi,
nor do musical nomoi derive from legal.
 
The connection between musical and legal nomoi should rather be seen as analogical, since the two paths along which the term nomos evolved – that of music and that of law – are independent of each other”

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