Emperors and lawyers

by Tony HonorГ©

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

Written in English
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  • Rome


  • Rescripts (Roman law),
  • Emperors -- Rome -- Duties.,
  • Justice, Administration of (Roman law)

Edition Notes

StatementTony Honoré.
LC ClassificationsKJA390 .H66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1424817M
ISBN 100198257694
LC Control Number93035765

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