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Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

Paul du Plessis
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date: 24 September 2021

5. The Roman familylocked

5. The Roman familylocked

  • Paul du PlessisPaul du PlessisSenior Lecturer in Civil Law and Legal History, University of Edinburgh


Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter first discusses Roman family law. It covers the paterfamilias (head of the household); marriage and divorce; adoption; and guardianship.

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