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by Tony Honoré
Author: Tony Honoré
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It analyses some 2,609 legal rulings (rescripts) given by Roman Emperors between 193 and 305 AD, and argues that, though issued in the name of emperors, they were really both in style and substance the work of professional lawyers. From their style we can detect when one lawyer-draftsman gave way to another, we can identify some of the lawyers and we can allot most of the rescripts to their real author.
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Anthony Maurice Honoré, QC, FBA (30 March 1921 – 26 February 2019) was a British lawyer and jurist, known for his work on ownership, causation and Roman law. Honoré was born in London but was brought up in South Africa. He served in the South African Infantry during the Second World War and was severely wounded in the Battle of Alamein.
highly-acclaimed Emperors and Lawyers (2nd edn 1994, OUP), the author examines the laws of a crucial period of the late Roman empire (379-455 AD), a time when the West collapsed while the East survived. Wherever possible, he assigns each law to the likely imperial quaestor who drafted it. This approach yields a novel type of list of office holder (Fasti), in which each quaestor is associated with the laws he drafted. This is a new book from an eminent and well-respected scholar
Tony Honoré, Emperors and Lawyers, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. Pp. xvii + 252, with diskette.
uk's Tony Honoré Page and shop for all Tony Honoré books. Emperors and Lawyers: With a Palingenesia of Third-Century Imperial Rescripts 193-305 AD. 28 Jul 1994. Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of Tony Honoré.
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Now the second part of Honore's magnum opus on imperial legislation has also appeared
Using his innovative and controversial method of analysis, already successfully employed in his highly-acclaimed Emperors and Lawyers (2nd edn 1994, OUP), the author examines the laws of a crucial period of the late Roman empire (379-455 AD), a time when the West collapsed while the East survived. This book will be welcomed as a significant advance in our understanding of a fascinating period of late antiquity. Now the second part of Honore's magnum opus on imperial legislation has also appeared. Detlef Lieb Savigny Zeitschrift the culmination of over a decade's work.