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A text-book of Roman law from Augustus to Justinian

Author: W W Buckland; Peter Stein
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed.View all editions and formats

This revised edition examines the law of the Empire (or classical law) and also tracks later developments, including the legislation of Justinian. It is primarily concerned with the law but  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W W Buckland; Peter Stein
ISBN: 9780521043687 0521043689
OCLC Number: 171552307
Notes: This ed. originally published: 1963.
Description: xxx, 764 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword to third edition; Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; Some recent trends in Roman Law studies; Bibliographical note; List of books and periodicals cited by short title; 1. The sources of the Law in the Empire; 2. The Law of Persons. Liberty and citizenship; 3. The Law of Persons (cont.). The Law of the Family; 4. The Law of Persons (cont.). The Law of the Family (cont.). Persons sui iuris; 5. The Law of Things. Res. Property. Possession. lure gentium modes of acquisition of property; 6. The Law of Property (cont.). lure civili modes of acquisition. Servitudes. Agency; 7. Acquisition per universitatem. Succession by will; 8. The Law of Wills (cont.). Legacy, fideicommissum. Soldier's will. Settlements; 9. The Law of Succession. Intestacy. Bonorum possessio. Succession not on death; 10. The Law of Obligations. General notions. Verbal contracts. Contracts Literis; 11. Obligatio (cont.). Contracts re. Contracts consensu. Innominate contracts; 12. Obligatio (cont.). Pacta. Incidents of contractual obligation. Quasi-contract. Extinction of obligation. Delict; 13. The Law of Procedure. Legis actio. Formula. Cognitio; 14. The Law of Procedure (cont.). Incidental rules of procedure; 15. The Law of Procedure (cont.). Praetorian remedies; Index.
Responsibility: W.W. Buckland.


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