SUMMARY OF THE ROMAN LAW, TAKEN FROM DR. TAYLOR'S ELEMENTS OF THE CIVIL LAW TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A DISSERTATION ON OBLIGATION
Item #: 13118
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.
Subjects: COMPARATIVE LAW, ROMAN LAW
A landmark in the history of English reception of Roman law,Taylor's Elements was originally written in 1754 a primer onthe Roman law and the principles of law in general for thegrandsons of the Earl of Granville, to whom he had beenappointed tutor. Taylor addresses the history of Romanpublic and private law and its concepts of law, right,justice, persons, marriage, slavery, property, the patriapotestas and equity. He also considers natural andinternational law. Taylor draws on a wide range of sources.In addition to Justinian, he uses earlier compilations,other Green and Latin classical authors and later writers onthe Roman, natural and international law.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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