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A history of Roman law

Andrew Stephenson

A history of Roman law

with a commentary on the Institutes of Gaius and Justinian

by Andrew Stephenson

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaius.,
  • Institutiones.,
  • Roman law -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Andrew Stephenson...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKJA147 .S76 1912
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 513 p.
    Number of Pages513
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16066184M
    LC Control Number12022265

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Roman law is one of the key legal systems from which modern European law is derived. In this book Dr Tellegen-Couperus discusses the way in which Roman jurists created and. In this book an international authority on Roman legal history sets forth in clear, understandable English the institutions of Roman law and traces their development through the Byzantine Empire into medieval and modern Europe.

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Five and a half centuries after Justinian, the ‘jurisprudence’ of Rome was studied in the universities of Northern Italy. Nicholas, in his book, An Introduction to Roman Law, noted that this phase of Roman law.

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Reprintedby The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. With a New Introduction by Michael Hoeflich, John H. & John M. Kane Professor of Law, University of Kansas School of Law.Description. The most important creation of the Romans was their law.

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