history of Roman law from the text of "Histoire de la législation romaine et généralisation du droit (edition of 1870) by Joseph Louis ElzГ©ar Ortolan

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Statementtr. and supplemented by a Chronometrical chart of Roman history, by Iltudus T. Prichard and David Nasmith.
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Paginationxxx, 709 p.
Number of Pages709
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