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A. Introduction (CT)

Roman (private) tort law survived into the Early Modern Period, as Roman private law in general, as ius commune, and was only replaced by the Central European codifications of the 18th and 19th cents. It has strongly influenced modern liability law, especially in the field of culpable damnification

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B. Tortious Liability (CT)

Actions for culpable injury or the d…

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Schröder, Bianca-Jeanette and Schröder, Jan (Tübingen RWG), “Tort”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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