Cover: Lex Aquilia (Digest IX, 2, Ad Legem Aquiliam). On Gifts between Husband and Wife (Digest XXIV, 1, De Donationibus inter Virum et Uxorem), from Harvard University PressCover: Lex Aquilia (Digest IX, 2, Ad Legem Aquiliam). On Gifts between Husband and Wife (Digest XXIV, 1, De Donationibus inter Virum et Uxorem) in E-DITION

Lex Aquilia (Digest IX, 2, Ad Legem Aquiliam). On Gifts between Husband and Wife (Digest XXIV, 1, De Donationibus inter Virum et Uxorem)

Translated with commentary by James Bradley Thayer

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details

E-DITION

$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674865471

Publication Date: 01/01/1929

226 pages

World

Related Subjects

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

This book deals with two titles of Justinian’s Digest or Pandects, containing a translation and commentary on the first, Ad Legem Aquiliam, which treats of damage to property, and a mere commentary on the second, touching the prohibition of gifts between husband and wife. The first title is expounded from the point of view of American students with parallel reference to cases in the Anglo-American law. The discussion of the other is from a more technical and strictly Roman standpoint. The chief aim in arriving at the real content of the texts was to support their genuineness from the attacks so freely made by the modern school of “interpolationists.”

Recent News

From Our Blog

Jacket, In Mrs. Tully’s Room: A Childcare Portrait by Vivian Gussin Paley, Harvard University Press

Remembering Vivian Gussin Paley

Renowned educator and author Vivian Gussin Paley died recently. Her former editor at Harvard University Press, Elizabeth Knoll, looks back on her life and work, which emphasized storytelling as an important tool in children’s learning. Vivian Gussin Paley was a small, gray-haired schoolteacher

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.