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Family and Familia in Roman Law and Life
Roman families were infinitely diverse, but the basis of Roman civil law was the familia, a strictly-defined group consisting of a head - the paterfamilias - and his descendants in the male line. This book investigates the interrelationship between family and familia, especially how families exploited the legal rules for their own ends, and disrupted the familia, by use of ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 14th 1998 by OUP Oxford
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