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A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

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ISBN13: 9780198264743
ISBN: 0198264747
Published: June 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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Roman litigation has long been a difficult subject for study, hampered by a lack of information concerning the practical operation of the civil courts.

Using newly discovered evidence, Metzger presents an interpretation of how civil trials in Classical Rome were commenced and brought to judgement.

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Roman Law and Greek Law, Trials
Part I: Appointment.
1. A New Procedural Institution.
2. Granting a Trial for the Third Day.
3. A Divided Proceeding in iure.
4. The Appointment of the Judge.
5. Intertium and Comperendinu Dies. Part II: Adjournment and Judgement.
6. Diem Diffindere.
7. Dividing the Fictional Day.
8. The One-day rule.
9. The Meaning of 'Divide'.
10. Antinoopolis Papyrus I.
11. The Judge's Burden