oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Harmonisation in Roman, Roman-Dutch and South African law
|Article Title||Harmonisation in Roman, Roman-Dutch and South African law|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||24 - 36|
In the history of European, and accordingly South-African private law, the emperor Justinian is to be considered as the first and perhaps the greatest harmoniser of the law. He purified the rudis atque indigesta moles, the mass of raw and indigested texts, put these texts in some sort of order and harmonised them. This he did in a remarkable way.
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