A Short History of Roman Law

A Short History of Roman Law

Number of page: 174
Author: Olga Eveline Tellegen-Couperus
Publisher: Psychology Press
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Category: History

Roman law is one of the key legal systems from which modern European law is derived. In this book Dr Tellegen-Couperus discusses the way in which Roman jurists created and developed law, and the way in which Roman law has come down to us.The most important creation of the Romans was their law. In this book, Dr Tellegen-Couperus discusses the way in which the Roman jurists created and developed law and the way in which Roman law has come down to us. Special attention is given to questions such as ‘who were the jurists and their law schools’ and to the close connection between jurists and the politics of their time.