The Institutes of Justinian: With English Introduction, Translation, and Notes

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Thomas Collett Sandars
Callaghan, 1876 - Roman law - 693 pages

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Page 585 - And it is the general intention of the law that, in giving damages for breach of contract, the party complaining should, so far as it can be done by money, be placed in the same position as he would have been in if the contract had been performed.
Page 474 - The jurists, however, found a means of making the acceptUatio extend to every kind of contract. It was looked on as a stipulation which operated as a novation of the old contract, that is, which did away with the former contract, and substituted a new one in its place. 2. Est prodita stipulatio quse vulgo Aquiliana appellatur, per quam stipulationem contingit ut omnium rerum obligatio in stipulatum deducatur, et ea per acceptilationem tollatur...
Page 70 - ... quod quisque populus ipse sibi ius constituit, id ipsius proprium civitatis est vocaturque ius civile, quasi ius proprium ipsius civitatis : quod vero naturalis ratio inter omnes homines constituit, id apud omnes populos peraeque custoditur vocaturque ius gentium, quasi quo iure omnes gentes utuntur.
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Page 347 - ... (D. xxxvii. 4. 1. 9.) 10. At hi, qui emancipati a parente in adoptionem se dederunt, non admittuntur ad bona naturalis patris quasi liberi, si modo cum is moreretur, in adoptiva familia sint. Nam vivo eo emancipati ab...
Page 349 - GAI. iii. 31 ; 13. It is, however, to be observed that children still remaining in an adoptive family, or who have been emancipated by their adoptive father, after the decease of their natural father, who dies intestate, although not admitted by the part of the edict calling children to the possession of goods, are admitted by another part, by which the cognati of the deceased are called.
Page 433 - The adstipulator either received the same promise as his principal did, and could, therefore, have the same actions, and equally receive or exact payment ; or he only stipulated for a part of that for which the principal stipulated, and then his rights were co-extensive with the amount of his own stipulation.
Page 336 - ... hoc solum observandum est, ne plus quisquam rogetur alicui restituere, quam ipse ex testamento ceperit : nam quod amplius est, inutiliter relinquitur. cum autem aliena res per fideicommissum relinquitur, necesse est ei qui rogatus est aut ipsam redimere et praestare aut aestimationem eius solvere.
Page 370 - Tit. 6. 12.) This degree is only given as an instance of how far the succession might go. But the sixth degree was the limit, with the exception given in the text, of the succession of cognati.

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