Law and life of Rome.

  • 349 Pages
  • 2.96 MB
  • English
Cornell University Press , Ithaca, N.Y
Roman law, Rome -- Social condi


SeriesAspects of Greek and Roman life
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5542685M
LC Control Number67020633

Law and Life of Rome ACLS Humanities E-Book Aspects of Greek and Roman life: Ancient history, law Aspects of Greek and Roman life Cornell paperbacks: Author: John Anthony Crook: Contributor: American Council of Learned Societies: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Cornell University Press, ISBN:Length: pages.

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to C.E. Under such rubrics as commerce, labor, and status, Crook explains in minute detail the workings of law as it related to society and social relations/5(4).

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Parker At the beginning of this volume we can say as much as regards Law which, if it is a product of social life, is at any rate ultimately associated with the history of ideas. " see the preface to vol. xvi. It is the activity of.

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14, 23 of ch. 7, and a realization of what was yearned for in ver. 24, "the law of sin and of death" being.