Legal Scholarship and Doctrines of Private Law, 13th-18th Centuries (Variorum Collected Studies CS 556)

Legal Scholarship and Doctrines of Private Law, 13th-18th Centuries (Variorum Collected Studies CS 556)

By: Professor Robert Feenstra (author)Hardback

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The emphasis in this present volume of Professor Feenstra's studies lies on the post-medieval development of legal scholarship. The opening two studies are concerned with the University of Orleans in the 13th-14th centuries, but from there the centre of interest shifts to the early modern Netherlands. Two important themes are the teaching of law, especially at the legal faculties of Leyden and Franeker, and the doctrines of private law (especially property, contract, and succession). The figure of Hugo Grotius, his sources and his influence, dominate these articles.

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Robert Feenstra, Emeritus, University of Leiden, The Netherlands


Contents: L'Ecole de droit d'Orleans au treizieme siecle et son rayonnement dans l'Europe medievale; Fourteenth-century Orleans glosses in an Oxford manuscript of the 'Infortiatum': Gilles Bellemere as a romanist; Dominium and ius in re aliena: the origins of a civil law distinction; Hugues Doneau et les juristes neerlandais du XVIIe siecle: l'influence de son'systeme' sur l'evolution du droit prive avant le Pandectisme; Notice sur Pierre Corneille de Brederode (1558[?]-1637); Ius commune et droit compare chez Grotius: nouvelles remarques sur les sources citees dans ses ouvrages juridiques, A propos d'une reimpression du De iure belli ac pacis; La systematique du droit dans l'oeuvre de Grotius; Pact and contract in the Low Countries from the 16th to the18th century; Grotius' doctrine of unjust enrichment as a source of obligation: its origin and its influence in Roman-Dutch law; Family, property and succession in the province of Holland during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries; Canon law at Dutch universities from 1575 to 1811; Un manuscrit de la Bibliotheque Nationale faussement attribue A Vinnius: les Variae lectiones in Institutiones iuris de Jean Cabillau (1600-1652); Real rights and their classification in the 17th century: the rA'le of Heinrich Hahn and Gerhard Feltmann; Les juristes de l'ancienne Universite de Franeker et leurs recueils de disputationes (periode de 1635 A 1735); Ein spAter Vertreter der niederlAndischen Schule: Johan Ortwin Westenberg (1667-1737); Scottish-Dutch legal relations in the 17th and 18th centuries; Addenda; Indexes.

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  • publication date: 12/12/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780860786160
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780860786160
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0860786161

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