Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quattuor

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Clarendon Press, 1875 - Roman law - 680 pages

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Page 25 - Omnes populi qui legibus et moribus reguntur, partim suo proprio, partim communi omnium hominum iure utuntur; nam quod quisque populus ipse sibi ius constituit, id ipsius proprium est vocaturque ius civile, quasi ius proprium civitatis; quod vero naturalis ratio inter omnes homines constituit, id apud omnes populos peraeque custoditur vocaturque ius gentium, quasi quo iure omnes gentes utuntur.
Page 397 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 2 - Every positive law, or every law simply and strictly so called, is set by a sovereign person, or a sovereign body of persons, to a member or members of the independent political society wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme. Or (changing the expression) it is set by a monarch, or sovereign number, to a person or persons in a state of subjection to its author.
Page 645 - Ac de iure quidem praediorum sanctum apud nos est iure civili, ut in iis vendendis vitia dicerentur, quae nota essent venditori. Nam, cum ex duodecim tabulis satis esset ea praestari, quae essent lingua nuncupata, quae qui infitiatus esset, dupli poenam subiret, a iuris consultis etiam reticentiae poena est constituta ; quicquid enim esset 3 in praedio vitii, id statuerunt, si venditor sciret, nisi nomina66 tim dictum esset, praestari oportere.
Page 207 - ... a civil solemnity, like mancipation, a man could not be represented by an independent agent; but when...
Page 307 - Gentiles sunt, qui inter se eodem nomine sunt. Non est satis. Qui ab ingenuis oriundi sunt. Ne id quidem satis est. Quorum majorum nemo servitutem servivit. Abest etiam nunc. Qui capite non sunt deminuti.
Page 355 - Nexum est, ut ait Gallus Aelius, quodcunque per aes et libram geritur, idque necti dicitur; quo in genere sunt haec, testamenti factio, nexi datio, nexi liberatio, Festus, under the word
Page 590 - ... naturale est quam eo genere quidque dissolvere quo colligatum est. Ideo verborum obligatio verbis tollitur ; nudi consensus obligatio contrario consensu dissolvitur
Page 215 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 429 - QUOD EGO TIBI PROMISI, HABESNE ACCEPTUM ? et tu respondeas : HABEO.

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