Legitimacy and law in the Roman world tabulae in Roman belief and practice by Elizabeth A. Meyer

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Rome.

Subjects:

  • Legal documents (Roman law),
  • Roman law.,
  • Wooden tablets -- Rome.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-340) and index.

Book details

StatementElizabeth A. Meyer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKJA2170.L44 M49 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 353 p. :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687120M
ISBN 100521497019
LC Control Number2003051532

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