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PANDECTS: A TREATISE ON THE ROMAN LAW AND UPON ITS CONNECTION WITH MODERN LEGISLATION

Goudsmit, J. E.


Item #: 57250

Pages: xx, 368p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, JURISPRUDENCE, LEGISLATIVE HISTORY, ROMAN LAW

Reprint of the first and only edition. Goudsmit wasprofessor of jurisprudence at the University of Leiden and apreeminent scholar of Roman Law. As its title suggests, thiserudite study has two parallel components. The largest is athorough topic-by-topic analysis of the Digest (orPandects), the vast compilation of jurisprudential writingsfrom the Corpus Juris Civilis. This is complemented with arunning demonstration of each topic's relevance incontemporary European law. This study is a valuableintroduction to the Digest and a compelling demonstration ofits influence on European law at a time when several nationswere showing a renewed interest in condification.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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