oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Instances of security in ancient African law with Roman equivalents

Volume 12 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



Extracted from text ... Legal literature abounds on ancient as well as modern African law of persons, family and succession. While there are some works on the traditional or ancient African law of contract there is a distinct paucity of material on specific contracts, such as those relating to security. The aim with this article is to provide an exploratory investigation into this aspect of ancient African law.

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