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By Herbert Hausmaninger,Richard Gamauf,George A. Sheets

This ebook offers a radical advent to Roman estate legislations through "cases," such as short excerpts from Roman juristic assets within the unique Latin with accompanying English translations. The situations are chosen and grouped with a view to supply an summary of every subject and an orderly exposition of its components. to every case is hooked up a suite of questions that invite the reader to, e.g., make clear ambiguities within the jurist's argument, reconcile one retaining with one other, offer lacking yet valuable evidence to account for the maintaining, and/or interact in different analytical actions. The casebook additionally illustrates the survival and variation of parts of Roman estate legislation within the smooth eu civil codes, in particular the 3 such a lot influential of these codes: the final Civil Code of Austria (Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch), the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch), and the Civil Code of Switzerland (Zivilgesetzbuch). All code excerpts are followed via English translations. by means of evaluating and contrasting how the codes have followed, tailored, or rejected an underlying Roman rule or proposal, it's attainable for the reader to watch the dynamic personality and carrying on with lifetime of the Roman criminal culture. To facilitate comparability with corresponding principles and ideas within the English universal legislations culture, extra texts and questions ready by means of the translator should be fastened on an accompanying site, www.oup.com/us/romanpropertylaw.

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