A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial

by Ernest Metzger


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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, Metzger presents an interpretation of how civil trials in Classical Rome were commenced and brought to judgement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198264743
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/12/1998
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 1580L (what's this?)

About the Author

University of Aberdeen

Table of Contents

Part I: Appointment
1. A New Procedural Institution
2. Granting a Trial for the Third Day
3. A Divided Proceeding in iure
4. The Appointment of the Judge
5. Intertium and Comperendinu Dies
Part II: Adjournment and Judgement
6. Diem Diffindere
7. Dividing the Fictional Day
8. The One-day rule
9. The Meaning of 'Divide'
10. Antinoopolis Papyrus I. 22
11. The Judge's Burden

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