Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

Book Detils

  • Publication Date: 23-Feb-2015
  • Author: Collection work (Edited by David Johnston)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN-10: 0521895642
  • ISBN-13: 9780521895644
  • Pages: 554 pages
  • Collection: Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World


Last of abbreviations

Part I Introduction:

  • Introduction (David Johnston)
  • Roman Law and Its Intellectual Context (Laurens Winkel)

Part II Law Making:

  • Sources of Law from the Republic to the Dominate (David Ibbetson)
  • Roman Law in the Provinces (John Richardson)

Part III Roman Law: The Evidence:

  • Documents in Roman Practice (Joseph Georg Wolf)
  • Writing in Roman Legal Contexts (Elizabeth A. Meyer)
  • Patristic Sources (Caroline Humfress)
  • Justinian and the Corpus Iuris Civilis (Wolfgang Kaiser)

Part IV Private Law in Roman Society:

  • Slavery, Family, and Status (Andrew Lewis)
  • Property (Paul Du Plessis)
  • Succession (David Johnston)
  • Commerce (Jean-Jacques Aubert)
  • Delicts (A. J. B. Sirks)
  • Litigation (Ernest Metzger)

Part V Criminal and Public Law:

  • Crime and Punishment (Andrew Lintott)
  • Public Law (A. J. B. Sirks)

Part VI Byzantium and Beyond:

  • The Law of New Rome: Byzantine Law (Bernard H. Stolte)
  • The Legacy of Roman Law (Laurent Mayali)
  • Canon Law and Roman Law (R. H. Helmholz)
  • Political Thought (Magnus Ryan)
  • Roman Law in the Modern World (Reinhard Zimmermann)


See Also

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Roman Law (13.1)
Early Roman Law (11.4)
Roman Law (11.2)
Roman Law Effects (10.5)
Tribunals of the Roman Curia (10.2)
Early Roman Censorship (9.8)
Roman Schools of Law (9.8)
Roman Oratory (9.8)
Anglo-Roman-Dutch Law (9.6)
Post-Medieval Roman Law (9.4)
Medieval Roman Law (9)
Roman Catholic Censorship (8.4)