Research Resources


Introductions to Topics in Legal History

To access Robbins Collection resources on Roman Legal Tradition and the Compilation of Justinian, or The Common Law and Civil Law Traditions, simply click on the title of the resource you would like to learn about listed under “Research Resources” from the sidebar. → 


Keywords in the ius commune

Select entries from rare early modern legal dictionaries and indices, including:

  • Antonio de Nebrija, Vocabularium vtriusque iuris… Lyon, 1567.
  • Esteban Daoiz, Juris pontificii summa, seu Index copiosus… Milan, 1745.
  • Albericus de Rosate, Dictionarium iuris tam civilis, quam canonici… Venice, 1573.
  • Domenico Toschi, Practicarvm conclvsionvm ivris in omni foro freqventiorvm… Rome, 1605-70.

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On War

Fifteenth- and sixteenth-century treatises on war from volume 16 of the Tractatus universi iuris (Venetiis: F. Zilettus, 1584-1586), titled De dignitate et potestate seculari.