Grueber, Erwin. The Roman Law of Damage to Property, Being a Commentary on the Title of the Digest Ad Legem Aquiliam (IX. 2) with an Introduction to the Study of the Corpus Iuris Civilis. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1886. xxv, 288 pp. Reprinted 2004, 2020 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774471; ISBN-10: 1584774479. Hardcover cloth. New. $25.95 * More than a commentary, this treatise is a thorough introduction to an important and influential area of Roman law. It begins with a detailed overview of the Corpus Juris Civilis. The next section is a passage-by-passage interpretation of the title "Concerning the Aquilia" from the Digest. (The texts are printed with parallel English translations.) This is followed by a systematic exposition of the Roman law of damage to property. The book concludes with a useful summary that provides a survey of the subject and indicates the location of key passages and topics. Erwin Grueber was a reader in Roman law in the University of Oxford. He wrote an introductory essay to Rudolf Sohm's important The Institutes; A Textbook of the History and System of Roman Private Law (1892).
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