A Notably Lucid Translation of the Institutes Grapel, William. The Institutes of Justinian, with the Novel as to Successions. Cambridge: Macmillan & Co., London: Bell and Daldy, 1855. x, 316 pp. Reprinted 2008, 2018 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779056; ISBN-10: 1584779055. Hardcover. New. $28.95 * Written around 161 CE, the Institutes is an elementary treatise on Roman private law that served as a standard textbook for 300 years. Novel 118 outlines the rules of succession in intestacy. Carried over into later civil law, these rules were a notable influence on English common law. Grapel's is a notably lucid and sensitive translation. Reprint of the sole edition. WILLIAM GRAPEL was a barrister and member of Lincoln's Inn. He was professor of jurisprudence and English literature at Presidency College, Calcutta. Grapel was the author of Sources of the Roman Civil Law: An Introduction to the Institutes of Justinian (1857).
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