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The Main Institutions of Roman Private Law


ISBN13: 9781107680418
Published: June 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1931)
Price: £23.99
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This 1931 book was written to replace The Elementary Principles of Roman Law but it is not a second edition of that book.

It is more systematic in plan: it aims at giving a central view of the different institutions of the Private Law and of the notions which underlie them. But its purpose is the same: its is for the use of students who have read the Institutes and little more, and it is intended to stimulate rather than to inform.

Subjects:
Roman Law and Greek Law
Contents:
Preface
1. Sources of law
2. The chief surviving sources independent of Justinian
3. Persons
4. Persons (cont.). The Family
5. Persons (cont.). The Family (cont.)
6. Res. Property. Possession
7. Acquisition of ownership
8. Iura
9. Representation in acquisition and alienation
10. Acquisition per universitatem
11. Acquisition per universitatem (cont.), intestacy, Bonorum Possessio
12. Legacy and Fideicommissum. Family settlements
13. Obligations
14. Obligations (cont.). Contract
15. Obligations (cont.). Quasi-contract
16. Obligations (cont.). Incidental rules of Oligatio
17. The law of security
18. Obligations (cont.). Delict
19. Litigation. Legis Actio. Real actions under the Formula
20. Litigation (cont.). The Cognitio of later law.