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Andrew M. Riggsby - Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans - 9780521687119 - V9780521687119
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Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans

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Description for Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans Paperback. In this book, Andrew Riggsby surveys the main areas of Roman law, and their place in Roman life. Num Pages: 294 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA; LAFR. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 404.
In this book, Andrew Riggsby offers a survey of the main areas of Roman law, both substantive and procedural, and how the legal world interacted with the rest of Roman life. Emphasising basic concepts, he recounts its historical development and focuses in particular on the later Republic and early centuries of the Roman Empire. The volume is designed as an introductory work, with brief chapters that will be accessible to college students with little knowledge of legal matters or Roman antiquity. The text is also free of technical language and Latin terminology. It can be used in courses on Roman ... Read more

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About Andrew M. Riggsby
Andrew Riggsby is Professor of Classics and of Art and Art History at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Crime and Community in Ciceronian Rome and Caesar in Gaul and Rome: War in Words, which received the Association of American Publishers Professional Scholarly Publishing Division Award for Excellence in Classics and Ancient History in 2006.

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'… Riggsby has successfully undertaken a near impossible task: to explain, in a little over 200 pages, a highly sophisticated, complex and sometimes idiosyncratic system of law. It will be most useful as a first text for students of Roman law, prior to commencing their course (summer reading perhaps). … A work such as this will draw more (not fewer) ... Read more

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