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LEX AQUILIA (DIGEST IX, 2 AD LEGUM AQUILIAM): TEXT, TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY. ON GIFTS BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE (DIGEST XXIV, 1, DE DONATIONIBUS INTER VIRUM ET...


Item #: 64339

Pages: vi, 226 pp.
Published: OE; Henry Young & Sons; Reprinted in 2008.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, ROMAN LAW

The Lex Aquilia deals with unlawful and accidental damagesand gives a civil remedy for damage to property. It isimportant as the basis of the general principle of liabilityto person and property in later Roman law. The Lex Aquiliais difficult to interpret, and it has inspired a great dealof contemporary and later commentary. Thayer's bilingualedition presents the text with a summary of commentary (inEnglish) by scholars from the Medieval era through the1920s. The second part contains the Latin text of DeDonationibus with extensive notes (in English) by Thayer.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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