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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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The Institutes of Gaius Part 1: Text with Critical Notes and Translation


ISBN13: 004246
ISBN: 004246
Published: June 1946
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £38.00
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  • 1st edition - 1946
  • Reprinted - 1951, 1958, 1965, 1969, 1974
The Institutes of Gaius though written in the second. century, remain unsurpassed as a first book of law. The accidents of history have made them also indispensable for the study of Roman Law, which the devetopment of comparative legal studies renders even more important.

The existing editions which provide an English translation, excellent as they are, have fallen seriously out of date owing to the more recent discovery of lost passages. Thus a new English edition has become a pressing scholastic need, and it is in order to meet this need that the present edition has been published.