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The Digest of Roman Law

Theft, Rapine, Damage, and Insult

Justinian - Author

C. F. Kolbert - Translator

C. F. Kolbert - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140443431 | 192 pages | 28 Jun 1979 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Codified by Justinian I and published under his aegis in A.D. 533, this celebrated work of legal history forms a fascinating picture of ordinary life in Rome.
Translated by C.F. Kolbert

General Introduction
The Legal Background
The Roman Law of Delicts
Concerning the Lex Aquilia
Concerning Theft
Concerning Robbery with Violence and Riotous Assembly
Concerning Insulting Behaviour and Scandalous Libels
Notes
Further Reading