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Judge and JuristEssays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry$
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Andrew Burrows, David Johnston, QC, and Reinhard Zimmermann

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199677344

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.001.0001

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An Inheritance Lost and a Fraudulent Slave

An Inheritance Lost and a Fraudulent Slave

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(p.265) 24 An Inheritance Lost and a Fraudulent Slave
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Judge and Jurist
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Boudewijn Sirks

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0024

This chapter analyzes the texts from Book 18 of Ulpian's commentary on the edict. It discusses the lost inheritance (Digest 9.2.23.1–2); the position of a slave, freed and instituted heir by testament; Ulpian's criterion; the Byzantine interpretation; Ulpian's difference with Julian; the fraudulent slave (Digest 9.2.23.4); and the shift from physical damage to loss of a skill or knowledge.

Keywords:   Alan Rodger, Roman law, lex Aquilia, Ulpian, Digest, slave, Julian, damage, loss, edict

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