Author: John Baron Moyle
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
Moyle, J.B. The Institutes of Justinian. Translated into English with an Index. Fifth Edition. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1913. viii, 220 pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 2001041401. ISBN 1-58477-185-2. Cloth. $90. * An English translation, with a thorough index, of Justinian's Institutes. After assuming the throne of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire in 527, Justinian (Favius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus) [A.D. 483-565] sought to revise the most important legal writings of the original republic and empire, including the body of laws that had accumulated during the last 300 years. His revision of the Institutes of Gaius [c.A.D. 115-c.180] is perhaps the most significant volume to emerge from this program. Written around A.D. 161, it is an elementary treatise on Roman private law that served as a standard text for 300 years. Justinian's revision brought the original up to date while maintaining its qualities of clear exposition and perspicuous judgment. It was later combined with three other revisions, the Digest, Code, and Novels to form the Corpus Juris Civilis, a profound influence on European law from the tenth century onwards. Walker, The Oxford Companion to Law 511, 696.
Author: Thomas Lambert Mears
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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.
Illustrated by English Law (Classic Reprint)
Author: Honorary Professor of Philosophy and Member of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalization James Williams,James Williams
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Excerpt from The Institutes of Justinian: Illustrated by English Law Some of the comparisons in the succeeding pages may not meet with universal acceptance. I have tried, as far as possible, to avoid far - fetched analogies, but in occupying a ground hitherto almost untouched, I cannot hope to have avoided some errors. I have dealt with antiquarian matters less than I should like to have done, but it was necessary to confine the work within moderate bounds. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
With a Translation of the Institutes of Justinian
Author: Robert Warden Lee
Category: Roman law
Roman law is the foundation of all European legal systems. Lee's Elements of Roman Law was first published in 1944, and the fourth edition, now reprinted, appeared in 1956. After a brief introduction the book comprises a title by title translation of the Institutes of Justinian together with an exposition of each topic.
Author: J. B. Moyle
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
The imperial majesty should be armed with laws as well as glorified with arms that there may be good government in times both of war and of peace and the ruler of Rome may not only be victorious over his enemies but may show himself as scrupulously regardful of justice as triumphant over his conquered foes.
With Introd. and Translation
Publisher: Arkose Press
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Author: Ernest Metzger
Publisher: Cornell University Press
The Corpus Iuris Civilis, a distillation of the entire body of Roman law, was directed by the Emperor Justinian and published in a.d. 533. The Institutes, the briefest of the four works that make up the Corpus, is considered to be the cradle of Roman law and remains the best and clearest introduction to the subject. A Companion to Justinian's "Institutes" will assist the modern-day reader of the Institutes, and is specifically intended to accompany the translation by Peter Birks and Grant McLeod, published by Cornell in 1987. The book offers an intelligent and lucid guide to the legal concepts in the Institutes. The essays follow its structure and take up its principal subjects—for example, slavery, marriage, property, and capital and noncapital crimes—and give a thorough account of the law relating to each of them. Throughout, the authors explain technical Latin vocabulary and legal terms.
Including the Twelve Tables, the Institutes of Gaius, the Rules of Ulpian, the Opinions of Paulus, the Enactments of Justinian, and the Constitutions of Leo
Author: Samuel Parsons Scott
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
Scott, S.P. The Civil Law Including the Twelve Tables, The Institutes of Gaius, The Rules of Ulpian, the Opinions of Paulus, The Enactments of Justinian, and the Constitutions of Leo: Translated from the Original Latin, Edited, and Compared With All Accessible Systems of Jurisprudence Ancient and Modern. In Seventeen Volumes. In Seven Books. Cincinnati: The Central Trust Company, 1932. Seven volumes. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 00-065549. ISBN 1-58477-130-5. Cloth. $895. * Comprehensive translation of numerous sources of Roman law, from the original Latin. Notable for its inclusion of the only complete English translation of the entire Corpus Iuris Civilis. An invaluable source of primary materials for the student of Canon law, Roman law or jurisprudence. Volume One contains: Twelve Tables Institutes of Gaius Rules of Ulpian Opinions of Paulus Enactments of Justinian Volume Two contains: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books III-XVII Volume Three contains: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books XVIII-XXIX Volume Four contains: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books XXIX-XXXIX Volume Five contains: Enactments of Justinian Digest or Pandects Books XXXIX-L Volume Six contains: Enactments of Justinian The Code Books I-IX Volume Seven contains: Enactments of Justinian The Code Books IX-XII The Novels Constitutions of Leo General Index
Author: Alan Watson
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
When Justinian became sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire in A.D. 527, he ordered the preparation of three compilations of Roman law that together formed the Corpus Juris Civilis. These works have become known individually as the Code, which collected the legal pronouncements of the Roman emperors, the Institutes, an elementary student's textbook, and the Digest, by far the largest and most highly prized of the three compilations. The Digest was assembled by a team of sixteen academic lawyers commissioned by Justinian in 533 to cull everything of value from earlier Roman law. It was for centuries the focal point of legal education in the West and remains today an unprecedented collection of the commentaries of Roman jurists on the civil law. Commissioned by the Commonwealth Fund in 1978, Alan Watson assembled a team of thirty specialists to produce this magisterial translation, which was first completed and published in 1985 with Theodor Mommsen's Latin text of 1878 on facing pages. This paperback edition presents a corrected English-language text alone, with an introduction by Alan Watson. Links to the three other volumes in the set: Volume 1 [Books 1-15] Volume 2 [Books 16-29] Volume 4 [Books 41-50]