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Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Tony Honoré

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This is the only full-scale modern account of the life and work of the early 3rd-century lawyer from Syria who contributed two-fifths of Justinian’s 6th-century Digest, which for many centuries ... More


Introduction

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The fundamental and long-established distinction between public and private law on the Continent developed from Ulpian's distinction in Justinian's Digest, and is thus ancient in origin. This ... More


The Demosthenes Scholia

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a source-critical analysis of the scholia (explanatory notes) found in the medieval manuscripts of Demosthenes. These scholia are based on remnants of commentaries composed in ... More


Philosophy and Power in the Graeco-Roman World: Essays in Honour of Miriam Griffin

Gillian Clark and Tessa Rajak (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299905
eISBN:
9780191707803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299905.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Miriam Griffin is unrivalled as a bridge-builder between historians of the Graeco-Roman world and students of its philosophies. This wide-ranging volume in her honour brings together essays from ... More


Academic Natures

Hugh White

in Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187301
eISBN:
9780191674693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187301.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter considers how the natural has been treated in a broad range of academic writing from antiquity to the 15th century. The chapter is organized into several sections. ‘The Goodness of the ... More


Government and Law: Ulpian, a Philosopher in Politics?

Fergus Millar

in Philosophy and Power in the Graeco-Roman World: Essays in Honour of Miriam Griffin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299905
eISBN:
9780191707803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299905.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Ulpian and his contribution to juristic writing under the Severan emperors. Ulpian is immediately recognizable from his writings as an intellectual, an unmistakable academic ... More


Dates and Plan III: Lesser Works

Tony Honoré

in Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter takes up the allocation of Ulpian’s lesser works to the years 213–217. The overall picture is of 217 books (really more like modern chapters) composed in the years 213–217.


Giving Notice of the Postponement

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

For some time, from the 16th century at least, the prevailing view has been that lawsuits in Rome during the classical period were begun by a contract — a vadimonium or bail. The discovery of the lex ... More


Some Digest Texts of Ulpian Attributed to Paul

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter is concerned with texts attributed in the Digest to Paul but which seem really to be texts of Ulpian. The reason for thinking that these texts are wrongly inscribed is mainly the ... More


Pits and Pruners: Culpa and Social Practice in Digest 9.2

Helen Scott

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the meaning of culpa in the context of the lex Aquilia. It considers two cases discussed by the late classical jurist Paul. Both fragments were taken by the compilers from Book ... More


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