Analysis of M. Ortolan's Institutes of Justinian

Analysis of M. Ortolan's Institutes of Justinian


By (author) T Lambert Mears


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  • Publisher: Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 25mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 15 April 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1616190833
  • ISBN 13: 9781616190835
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

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A landmark in the study of Roman law Reprint of the only edition. The final edition of Ortolan's Explication Historique des Instituts de Justinien (1873) is a vast three-volume work containing a history of Roman law, a treatise on Roman jurisprudence and a complete commentary on the Institutes, the textbook of Justinian's law from the Corpus Juris Civilis. It was the standard textbook in its day and often the basis for examinations. Conceived for students with limited time and fluency in French, Mears's Analysis is a skillful condensation of Ortolan's work. Still a remarkably comprehensive study, it provides an excellent contextual overview of Roman law. CONTENTS PART I. History of Roman Legislation First Epoch -The Kings Second Epoch -The Republic Third Epoch -The Emperors Roman Law after Justinian PART II. Generalisation of Roman Law Introduction Persons Things Facts, Events, or Acts Rights PART III. Commentary on Justinian's Institutes Argument and Preface Book I Book II Book III Book IV T[homas]. Lambert Mears [1839-1918] was a barrister of the Inner Temple and taught at the University of London.

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