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Roman law of marriage.

Percy Ellwood Corbett

Roman law of marriage.

by Percy Ellwood Corbett

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Published by Clarendon P. in Oxford .
Written in English


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This book explores the practicalities, cultural assumptions, and affective possibilities of marriage during the later Republic and the Principate. It offers a fresh look at the interaction of law and reality within Roman marriage, and builds on the accumulation of legal scholarship in the field, as well as on the latest insights into Roman society. The real significance of Roman law for the Jew and his history is that it exerted a profound influence on subsequent Christian and even Muslim legislation. The second-class status of citizenship of the Jew, as crystallized in the Justinian code, was thus entrenched in the medieval world, and under the influence of the Church the disabilities.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Corbett, Percy Ellwood, Roman law of marriage. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Corbett, Percy Ellwood, Roman law of marriage. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (DLC)

Roman Law and Common Law was first published in The second edition, entirely reset, revised throughout and supplemented by Professor F. H. Lawson, Fellow of Brasenose College and Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Oxford, appeared in This was done at the suggestion of Lord McNair, who read the revised by: century onwards. Nicholas, in his book, An Introduction to Roman Law, noted that this phase of Roman law ‘gave to almost the whole of Europe a common stock of legal ideas, a common grammar of legal thought and, to a varying but considerable extent, a File Size: KB.


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Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome, including the legal developments spanning over a thousand years of jurisprudence, from the Twelve Tables (c. BC), to the Corpus Juris Civilis (AD ) ordered by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian law forms the basic framework for civil law, the most widely used legal system today, and the terms are sometimes used.

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It is widely recognized that Roman law is an important source of information about women in the Roman world, and can present a more rounded and accurate picture than literary sources. This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 BCE - 14 CE) to the end of the western Roman Empire ( CE), incorporating both pagan and.

MARRIAGE IN ROMAN LAW there is no first degree, and it commences at the second, with the brothers. First cousins are called sobrini, and their children ex sobrinis nati, having no special designation, take the name of the nearest relatives, and id est cos qui ex sobrinis nati sunt, inter se troximum nomen afellare.

The Syro-Roman law book (or Syro-Roman code) is a compilation of secular legal texts from the eastern Roman Empire originally composed in Greek in Roman law of marriage. book late 5th century, but surviving only in Syriac translation. As a work of Roman law, the original language of many of its legal texts would have been Latin.

The earliest Syriac manuscript (British Library, Add MS ) is usually. In the Thirty-fifth Section of the Lex Julia [a law of Augustus in 18BCE which made marriage a duty for Roman patricians], persons who wrongfully prevent their children, who are subject to their authority, to marry, or who refuse to endow them, are compelled by the proconsuls or governors of provinces, under a Constitution of the Divine Severus [r.

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Justinian re-conquered far-flung territories from the barbarians, overhauled the Empire's administrative framework and codified for posterity the inherited tradition of Roman law. An Introduction to Roman-Dutch Law/Book I/Chapter V. In the latest Dutch Law the civil marriage was indispensable, a rehgious ceremony being left to the option of the parties.^ With regard to the solemnization of marriage at the present day the reader is referred to the statute law of the several colonies.^ Section 3.

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Paul doesn't attempt to give us an understanding of divorce and remarriage using the law but he is trying to give us an understanding of the law, using the example of a marriage.

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Code of Justinian, collections of laws and legal interpretations developed under the sponsorship of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I in – CE.

Strictly speaking, the works did not constitute a new legal code. Rather, they collected past laws. ROMAN LAW: THE DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE GERMANIC LAW: BETROTHAL AND DIVORCE GERMANIC LAW: IRREGULAR AND INFORMAL MARRIAGE the book demonstrates the role of text as a form of imperial control over against oral tradition as a means of resistance by the marginalized peasantry or marginalized elite of Israel and the early Author: Philip Lyndon Reynolds.

Get this from a library. Women and the law in the Roman Empire: a sourcebook on marriage, divorce and widowhood. [Judith Evans Grubbs] -- "This sourcebook exploits fully the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 B.C.E C.E.) to the end of the western Roman Empire ( C.E.), incorporating both pagan and.

This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period - from Augustus (31 BCE - 14 CE) to the end of the western Roman Empire ( CE), incorporating both pagan and Christian eras, and explaining the rights women held under Roman law, the restrictions to which they were subject, and legal regulations on marriage, divorce Cited by:.

however, the Roman emperors also frequently provided authoritative opinions on law. [This paper is really just a sketch for a book on Roman dowry law. Dowry, the passage of property from the bride-side to the groom-side in conjunction with marriage, is a strange institu.This book examines the legal, social, and cultural aspects of the marriage prohibition and soldiers families.

The first section covers the marriage prohibition in Roman literary and legal sources. The second section treats social and legal aspects of the soldiers families, including a survey of epitaphs, the legal impact of the ban on families.Romanists have not been slow to recognize the importance of such legal sources, but, until the publication of Isabella Piro’s book Spose Bambine inthey were discussed mainly in terms of their implication for Roman marriage law, as in the flurry of articles set off by Marcel Durry’s radical thesis in /