The Roman Law Tradition

Author: A. D. E. Lewis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521441995
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In The Roman Law Tradition a general editorial introduction complements a series of more detailed essays by an international team of distinguished legal scholars exploring the various ways in which Roman law has affected and continues to ...

Roman Law Comparative Law

Author: Alan Watson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820312613
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Provides a comprehensive description of the system of Roman law, discussing slavery, property, contracts, delicts and succession.

Obligations In Roman Law

Author: Thomas A. J. McGinn
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472118439
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Explores a fundamental building block of Roman life

Legitimacy And Law In The Roman World

Author: Elizabeth A. Meyer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139449113
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This book investigates the historical significance of this resonant form of writing; its power to order the human realm and cosmos and to make documents efficacious; its role in court; the uneven spread - an aspect of Romanization - of this ...

The Spirit Of Roman Law

Author: Alan Watson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820316697
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This book is not about the rules or concepts of Roman law, says Alan Watson, but about the values and approaches, explicit and implicit, of those who made the law.

The Cambridge Companion To Roman Law

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521895642
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Writing on paper is a tool and a technology, a neutral facilitator of the procedural
and probative goals of the law and of the courts. ... It is a modern assumption that
writing is functional, and a similarly modern verdict that legal documents, even
Roman ones, almost always serve only as proof.1 The Romans, their legal world
imbued from an early date with religiosity and scrupulous ritual, saw writing both
in documents and in procedure as powerful in different and (to the modern reader
) ...

The Essentials Of Greek And Roman Law

Author: Russ VerSteeg
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ISBN: 9781594605567
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The text also maintains a focus on the connections and influences of social, cultural, economic, philosophical, and political forces as they have affected law and its development.