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A casebook on the Roman law of contracts

A casebook on the Roman law of contracts

Author: Bruce W Frier
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This casebook explores the writings of Roman lawyers on the law of contracts, a rich and hugely influential area of Roman private law. The 235 "Cases" are actual texts deriving, for the most part, from the Digest of Justinian (535 CE), but written hundreds of years earlier during the Classical era of Roman law. These Cases give a fairly complete view of the concepts and methods used to create rules and judge  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Casebooks (Law)
Recueils de cas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frier, Bruce W., 1943-
A casebook on the roman law of contracts
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021?]
(DLC) 2020052634
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce W Frier
ISBN: 9780197573211 0197573215 9780197573228 0197573223
OCLC Number: 1226073600
Description: xxi, 538 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Capacity to contract --
Stipulation : a formal contract --
Contracts created through delivery ("real contracts") --
Sale : a contract created through informal agreement --
Other consensual contracts : problems in execution --
Filling in the gaps : contracts created through one party's performance --
Third party rights and responsibilities --
Responsibility: Bruce W. Frier.


A Casebook on the Roman Law of Contracts introduces students to the rich and influential body of Roman law concerning contracts between private individuals.  Read more...


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This casebook on the Roman law of contracts is a welcome addition to the author's existing body of casebooks on various aspects of Roman private law. It will be an invaluable teaching tool and, like Read more...

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