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The Origin and History of Contract in Roman Law: Down to the End of the Republican Period


ISBN13: 9781316623152
Published: October 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1895)
Price: £21.99



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Originally published in 1895, this book was formed from the Yorke Prize Essay for 1893. The text presents a discussion of the role of contracts in the development of Roman law and trade down to the end of the Republican period.

A list of authorities consulted is included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Roman law and the classical world.

Subjects:
Roman Law and Greek Law
Contents:
Preface
Introduction
1. Regal period: early agreements
2. Contracts of regal period
3. Twelve tables
4. Development of contract
5. Formal contracts of later Republic
6. Contracts of ius gentium, part I
7. Contracts of ius gentium, part II
8. Contracts not classified as such by the jurists
Conclusion.