A provincial manual of later Roman law; the Calabrian Procheiron on servitudes & bye-laws incidental to the tenure of real property, rendered into English by Edwin Hanson Freshfield, LL. D.

; Harmenopoulos, Kōnstantinos, d. 1380? ; Freshfield, Edwin Hanson ; Naples (Kingdom) ; Byzantine Empire. Procheiros nomos
Cambridge, Printed at the University press, 1931.

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Other Title Ecloga. German & Greek.
Calabrian Procheiron.
Procheiron legum.
Ecloga.
Other Authors Harmenopoulos, Kōnstantinos, d. 1380?
Freshfield, Edwin Hanson.
Naples (Kingdom)
Byzantine Empire.
Subjects Adjoining landowners (Roman law)
Real property -- Byzantine Empire.
Roman law.
Servitudes -- Byzantine Empire.
Description ix, [2], 120 p. 22 cm.
Notes "The Calabrian manual known as the Procheiron legum was first edited in 1895 by the late Professor Brandileone ... from a manuscript, no. 845, in the Vatican library. It is identified with Soverato, a village in the prefecture of Catanzaro, and from the phraseology was obviously prepared for provincial use, probably in the reign of the Emperor Basil II, and subsequently revised in the reign of the Norman king, Roger II. The author, whoever he was, compiled his manual from the two official manuals of the later Roman empire, the Ecloga of Leo III and the Procheiros nomos of Basil I."--Pref.
Contents Preface.--Introduction.--I. Text in Greek.--II. Text in English.--III. Paraphrase of the Hexabiblos [of Harmenopoulos].--IV. The farmers' law [from the Ecloga ad procheiron mutata].--Appendix: I. On boundaries. II. On fines. III. On the city walls. IV. On the language of the Procheiron legum. V. A glossary.--Index to parallel passages.--Books consulted (p. [115]).--List of libraries.--Index.
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