Introduction to Peter Birks' Roman Law of Obligations
Eric Descheemaeker (ed), Peter Birks, The Roman Law of Obligations (OUP, 2014), ch. 1
7 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last revised: 18 Jun 2014
Date Written: June 7, 2014
This is the introductory chapter to the posthumous edition of Peter Birks’ Roman Law of Obligations (OUP 2014). The book comprises a complete set of lectures notes on the topic, which were delivered in Edinburgh in 1982 and found in the author’s archives after his death. The introductory chapter presents the lectures, their substance and significance, the work carried out by the editor, and also the wider Peter Birks Papers Series, of which this volume is the first.
Keywords: Roman law, obligations, Peter Birks
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