A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

Hardcover | August 1, 1997

byErnest Metzger

not yet rated|write a review
Roman Litigation has long been a difficult subject for study, hampered by a lack of information concerning the practical operation of the civil courts. Using newly discovered evidence, the author of this new book presents a lucid new interpretation of how civil trials in classical Rome werecommenced and brought to judgement. The new evidence adds enormously to our knowledge of Roman courts, and the author uses this evidence to create what is a valuable and original contribution to the literature on Roman Civil procedure.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$260.68 online
$285.00 list price (save 8%)
Ships within 1-3 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Roman Litigation has long been a difficult subject for study, hampered by a lack of information concerning the practical operation of the civil courts. Using newly discovered evidence, the author of this new book presents a lucid new interpretation of how civil trials in classical Rome werecommenced and brought to judgement. The new e...

Ernest Metzger is at University of Aberdeen.

other books by Ernest Metzger

Litigation In Roman Law
Litigation In Roman Law

Hardcover|Aug 19 2005

$173.98 online$201.00list price(save 13%)
Format:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.75 inPublished:August 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198264747

ISBN - 13:9780198264743

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part I: Appointment1. A New Procedural Institution2. Granting a Trial for the Third Day3. A Divided Proceeding in iure4. The Appointment of the Judge5. Intertium and Comperendinu DiesPart II: Adjournment and Judgement6. Diem Diffindere7. Dividing the Fictional Day8. The One-day rule9. The Meaning of 'Divide'10. Antinoopolis Papyrus I. 2211. The Judge's Burden

Editorial Reviews

`a painstaking review of our assumptions about Roman civil procedure ... a closely argued, technical book. It is a 'must' for anyone interested in Roman law procedure or the lex Irnitana.'Andrew Lintott, Journal of Roman Studies, LXXXIX 1999