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introduction to the Roman world

Pete D. Arnott

introduction to the Roman world

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- Civilization,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Peter D. Arnott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG77 .A74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination318 p., 16 plates.
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5517431M
      ISBN 100333090705
      LC Control Number73515713

      Book Description. Roman Law: An Introduction offers a clear and accessible introduction to Roman law for students of any legal tradition. In the thousand years between the Law of the Twelve Tables and Justinian’s massive Codification, the Romans developed the most sophisticated and comprehensive secular legal system of Antiquity, which remains at the heart of the civil law tradition of. Hall: Roman Law and its Contribution to the World of Law 2 Introduction Roman law was the law of the city of Rome and subsequently of the Roman Empire. The influence of Roman law on modern legal systems has been immense: legal systems of the world have been shaped significantly - directly or indirectly - by concepts of Roman Size: KB.


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