Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 items

  • Keywords: Twelve Tables x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Cicero’s Adaptation of Legal Latin in the De legibus

J. G. F. Powell

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that some apparent archaisms in the laws composed by Cicero in the De legibus should not be regarded as archaisms in a legal context. It also demonstrates that Cicero does indeed ... More


Rome of the Twelve Tables

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Rome's Law of the Twelve Tables is to be viewed as an important step in state formation. The trial of K. Quinctius is most likely fictitious and has probably been historicized from a document that ... More


The Twelve Tables and the leges regiae: A Problem of Validity

Carlos Felipe Amunátegui Perelló

in Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Regal legislation is reported by tradition and attached to some very unlikely characters, as Romulus or Numa Pompilius. On the other hand, tradition makes the creators of the Twelve Tables a group of ... More


Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Sinclair W. Bell and Paul J. du Plessis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Bringing together a team of international experts from different subject areas – including law, history, archaeology and anthropology – this book re-evaluates the traditional narratives surrounding ... More


Diem diffindere

Ernest Metzger

in A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264743
eISBN:
9780191682780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264743.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter defines certain matters of terminology before discussing the substance of diem diffindere. In modern works, the term diem diffindere is often discussed in the company of diffusio and ... More


Roman Law Codes and the Roman Legal Tradition

J Harries

in Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627936
eISBN:
9780748651474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627936.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Roman legal history is framed by two codifications, the Twelve Tables, which limited its contents to initially ten and then twelve tablets, and the Corpus Iuris Civilis of Justinian, the compilers of ... More


The One-Day Rule

Ernest Metzger

in A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264743
eISBN:
9780191682780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264743.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter offers two types of evidence for the existence of the one-day rule. The direct evidence is the provision of the Twelve Tables that appears to recite the words of the rule itself. Other ... More


Intestate Succession in Roman Law

Thomas Rüfner

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This chapter begins with the key to understanding the Roman law of intestacy – the Roman family’s legal structure. Under Roman family law, the father (pater familias) exercised almost unlimited power ... More


Religion and Ius Publicum

Clifford Ando

in The Matter of the Gods: Religion and the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250833
eISBN:
9780520933651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250833.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The two great codifications of law undertaken in the Christianity of late ancient times are often presented as novel interventions in the history of religion. As the first such codification since the ... More


The Standpoint Determines the View: Jacques Barzun’s Theory of Aspect

Philip Thomas

in New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The argument proffered in this chapter is that the correct legal solution is dependent on time and place; in other words, where you stand determines the view. Authority for this relativism is found ... More


Dividing the Fictional Day

Ernest Metzger

in A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264743
eISBN:
9780191682780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264743.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins by examining the one-day rule, a supposed rule of the Twelve Tables that a civil suit was required to be completed in one day. Using the sources of Bethmann-Hollweg, Wenger, and ... More


Unwritten Rome

T.P. Wiseman

in Unwritten Rome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter traces the use of writing at Rome, and demonstrates that what little documentary evidence there was in early Rome – archaic inscriptions, the Twelve Tables law code, etc – ... More


View: