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Child and Parent in Roman Law  

Ville Vuolanto

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Oct 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter concentrates on the issues in which the Roman jurisdiction of the Empire intervened in the relationships between parents and their (minor) children. It discusses the ownership ... More

Family  

Suzanne Dixon

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Oct 2016
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Nov 2016
The Roman family was defined at law as a unit controlled by the all-powerful pater familias, its membership determined by relationship through the male line (agnatio). Both formal law and ... More

Husband and Wife  

Jakub Urbanik

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Oct 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter surveys the most important original sources regarding the legal nature of marriage. It discusses the foremost problems with the legal and social construct of marriage in Roman ... More

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