oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - The influence of Roman law on Napoleon's

Volume 2005 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



It seems appropriate to start my exposition with the words Napoleon himself had uttered about his Code Civil while exiled on St Helen: "My real glory is not having won forty battles; Waterloo will efface the memory of all those victories. That which nothing can efface and which will live eternally is my Code Civil."

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