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Author Plessis, Paul J. du.
Title Letting and hiring in Roman legal thought / by Paul J. du Plessis.
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012.

Series Mnemosyne. Supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity ; v. 340
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; v. 340.
Subject Contracts (Roman law) -- History.
Property (Roman law) -- History.
Letting of contracts.
Description 1 online resource (230 pages).
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of Roman jurists cited; A Note on Translations; Introduction; Chapter One. Letting and Hiring in Context; 1. Terminology and History; 2. Structure; 3. The Contractual Process; 4. Litigation and the Contract of Letting and Hiring; Chapter Two. Letting and Hiring of Operae; 1. Introduction; 2. Letting and Hiring of Operae Which Involves the Transformation of the Property of One of the Contracting Parties; 2.1. Fullering and Tailoring; 2.2. Apprenticing; 2.3. Goldsmithing and Engraving; 2.4. Construction.
3. Letting and Hiring of Operae Which Involves the Movement of the Property of One of the Contracting Parties3.1. Carriage by Land; 3.2. Carriage by Water; 3.3. Carriage Where the Mode of Transport Cannot Be Determined; 4. Letting and Hiring of Operae Which Were Traditionally Classified As Artes Liberales; 4.1. Doctors; 4.2. Land-Surveyors and Architects; 4.3. Advocates; 4.4. School Teachers, Teachers of Civil Law and Philosophers; 5. Letting and Hiring of Other Operae for a Short Period of Time; 5.1. Named Operae; 5.2. Unspecified Operae; 6. Letting and Hiring of Operae and the Roman familia.
6.1. Operae of Freedmen6.2. Operae of Slaves; Chapter Three. Letting and Hiring of a Res; 1. Introduction; 2. Movable Property; 2.1. Storage Jars; 2.2. Scales; 2.3. Vehicles and Vessels; 2.4. Slaves and Animals; 3. Immovable Property; 3.1. Immovable Property in a Rural Setting; 3.2. Other Categories of Immovable Property in a Rural Setting; 3.3. Immovable Property in an Urban Setting; 3.4. Other Categories of Commercial Immovable Property; Chapter Four. Conclusions; Bibliography; List of Texts Cited; Index.
Summary This book is a fundamental reassessment of one of the most important commercial contracts in Roman law. By drawing on legal and non-legal source material, this book seeks to assess the development of the contract in light of Roman legal thought.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004229457 (electronic bk.)
9004229450 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 794328505
Additional Format Print version: Du Plessis, Paul. Letting and Hiring in Roman Legal Thought: 27 BCE - 284 CE. Leiden : BRILL, ©2012 9789004219595