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Published: 23 April 2015

456 Pages | Diagrams, maps, timelines


ISBN: 9780198736226

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Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

Fifth Edition

Paul du Plessis

  • The only contemporary textbook in the field of Roman law
  • Contains a wide range of supportive learning features: chapter summaries, bibliographies, diagrams, maps, timelines and annotated further reading
  • Begins with a concise historical sketch of Rome and the Romans and provides an overview of the impact of Roman law on modern legal systems
  • Contains extracts from important Roman sources: the Digest and the Institutes of Justinian
  • Supported by an extensive Online Resource Centre, including multiple choice questions and answers, timelines, biographies and much more

New to this Edition:

  • The main text has been refined and updated to reflect current scholarly opinions
  • References to the latest legal scholarship on Roman law, such as Hausmaninger, Gamauf and Sheets' A Casebook on Roman Property, have been included to enable students and course lecturers to follow the most recent developments in the field
  • The accompanying website has been comprehensively reworked to ensure greater interaction between the text and the online material

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