oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Harmonisation in Roman, Roman-Dutch and South African law

Volume 14 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



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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