Introduction to Roman Law

“ While reproducing the whole body of law as found in the Institutes of Gaius and Justinian with fulness and fidelity , Professor Hunter has not scrupled to use his own judgment with a freedom rather rare in writers on Roman Law .


Author: William Alexander Hunter



Category: Roman law

Page: 209

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Introduction to Roman Law

Let us now trace the changes gradually introduced into this system . The tendency in all was to give more and more weight to cognation , natural kinship , in cases where by the strict law of earlier times it was shut out from all rights ...


Author: James Hadley



Category: Roman law

Page: 370

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A Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law

General character of the classical law 1. INTRODUCTORY The object of this chapter is not to describe , even in outline , the rules of the classical law , but only to say something of the spirit by which it was informed , and to indicate ...


Author: H. F. Jolowicz

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 0521082536

Category: History

Page: 528

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Traces the development of Roman Law historically from the earliest times until the age of Justinian.

Historical Introduction to the Roman Law


Author: Walton Frederick Parker 1858-1948

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

ISBN: 131315976X


Page: 420

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Roman Law in European History

For the development of ancient Roman law in general , see H. F. Jolowicz and B. Nicholas , Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law , 3rd edn , Cambridge 1972 ; W. Kunkel , trans . J. M. Kelly , An Introduction to Roman Legal ...


Author: Peter Stein

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521643791

Category: History

Page: 152

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How Roman law has influenced European legal and political thought from antiquity to the present day.

Roman Law Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Roman law: An historical introduction. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. Reprinted, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978. The author deals solely with the external history of Roman law. EXTERNAL HISTORY OF ROMAN LAW On the external ...


Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199802971

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 25

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Introduction to Early Roman Law

The duty naturally incumbent on the father (ex officio pietatis) of supporting the children was also made a legal duty". Further by the querela inofficiosi testamenti introduced by the practice of the centumviral court, ...


Author: Carl Wium Westrup


ISBN: UOM:39015013495653

Category: Domestic relations (Roman law)


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