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history of Roman law

Joseph Louis Elzear Ortolan

history of Roman law

by Joseph Louis Elzear Ortolan

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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementfrom the text of Ortolan"s Histoirede la le gislation romaine et ge ne ralisation du droit, edition of 1870 ; translated with the author"s permission and supplemented by a chronometrical chart of Roman history, by Iltudus T. Prichard ; and David Nasmith.
ContributionsPricharde, Iltudus T., Nasmith, David.
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