Emperors and Lawyers: With a Palingenesia of Third-century Imperial Rescripts 193-305 A.D. :: Tony Honore soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd (revised) edition, 1st printing, first published 1981. Includes: Tables;
From the cover: This is the second edition of an original and controversial book. It analyses some 2,609 legal rulings (rescripts) given by Roman Emperors between 193 and 305 AD, and argues that, though issued in the name of emperors, they were really both in style and substance the work of professional lawyers. From their style we can detect when on…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. 3½” disc remains sealed and fixed to the front pastedown, and therefore untested.
Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xvii) 252 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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