This edited collection brings together recent scholarship on the understanding of Roman private law. From studying the Latin texts of some of the most famous and influential Roman scholars such as Livy and Cicero, Watson has built an invaluable resource on the details of Roman law. The topics covered in this volume include:- Enuptio gentis ? the right to marry outside the gens;- Manus marriage;- Divorce;- Acquisition of Possession;- Acquisition of Ownership;- Acquisition of Young;- Drunkenness;- Personal injuries.Including analysis of little-studied Latin texts this important volume comes from one of the world's foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion.
Studies in Roman Private Law