Gaii Institutionum Iuris Civilis Commentarii Quattuor: Or, Elements of Roman Law by Gaius

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Clarendon Press, 1884 - Roman law - 680 pages

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Page 405 - 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 72 - ... a marito non posse : deductione enim opus esse in mariti non in uxoris domum quasi in domicilium matrimonii, Dig.
Page 86 - In orbe Romano qui sunt, ex constitutione imperatoris Antonini cives Romani effecti sunt, Dig.
Page 221 - 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 600 - ... quod factum est. Sed et si quid fuerit subsecutum ex eo vel ob id, quod interdicente lege factum est, illud quoque cassum atque inutile esse praecipimus, Cod.
Page 242 - ... rupta sunt. nam si septem testium signis signata sint testamenta, potest scriptus heres secundum tabulas bonorum possessionem petere, si modo defunctus testator et civis Romanus et suae potestatis mortis tempore fuerit : nam si ideo inritum...
Page 334 - Latinus quidem, quoniam nominatim lege lunia prohibitus est; is autem qui dediticiorum numero est, quoniam nee quasi civis Romanus testari potest, cum sit peregrinus, nee quasi peregrinus, quoniam nullius certae civitatis civis est, ut secundum leges civitatis suae testetur.
Page 16 - ... dolum malum esse omnem calliditatem fallaciam machinationem ad circumveniendum fallendum decipiendum alterum adhibitam.
Page 276 - Minus quam perfecta lex est quae vetat aliquid fieri et si factum sit non rescindit sed poenam injungit ei qui contra legem fecit: qualis est lex Furia testamentaria quae plus quam mille assium legatum mortisve causa prohibet capere praeter exceptas personas, et adversus eum qui plus ceperit quadrupli poenam constituit, Ulpian, 1, 2.

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