Chapter I

Page 29.

1. From what races were the Babylonians descended?

2. What causes brought the Babylonians into constant contact with other peoples?

Page 30.

1. What was the most important and enduring work of the Babylonians?

Page 31.

1. How was the Babylonian law spread to other nations?

2. What was the Code of Hammurabi?

Page 32.

1. What was the general character of Babylonian adjective law?

2. How were questions of fact decided?

Page 34.

1. What was the form of the Babylonian marriage?

2. Was polygamy permitted?

3. What was the law as to divorce?

Page 35.

1. What was the position of a married woman?

2. What control did the father have over his children?

3. How could land be transferred?

4. What was one peculiar feature of the law of conveyancing?

Page 36.

1. What was the character of the mortgages in use at Babylon?

2. Did the law allow a person to dispose of his property by will?

3. What was the condition of contract law?

Page 37.

1. What was the position of banking in Babylon?

2. What important modern principle in admiralty law was recognized in Babylon?

Chapter II

Page 39.

1. Was Greece a great law making nation?

2. What is the position of Greece in legal history?

Page 40.

1. What forms of government existed in Greece?

2. What was the connection between law and religion?

Page 41.

1. What were the different steps in the trial of a law suit at Athens?

Page 42.

1. What were the rules as to the admissibility of evidence at Athens?

2. From what nations was the commercial law of the Greeks borrowed?

Chapter III

Page 43.

1. What influence has Roman law had upon the later development of law?

Page 44.

1. How did the institutions of early Rome compare with those of other cities in Italy and Greece?

Page 45.

1. What was the character of the early Roman family?

2. What was the earliest form of marriage at Rome?

3. Who could be married by this ceremony?

Page 46.

1. What was the earliest form of Roman government?

2. When was the Republic established?

3. Was the early Roman Republic a democracy or an oligarchy?

Page 47.

1. What were the earliest reforms in the law?

Page 48.

1. Who were the decemvirs?

2. Why were they appointed?

3. What was the law of the Twelve Tables?

Page 49.

1. What law marked the close of the contest between patricians and plebeians?

Page 50.

1. What were the four principal legis actiones?

Page 51.

1. What were the characteristics of early contract law at Rome?

2. What is the difference between the attitude of ancient and the modern nations relative to extending their laws and institutions over other races?

Page 52.

1. What was the jus gentium?

2. For whom was it originated?

Page 53.

1. What was the later history of the jus gentium?

Page 54.

1. What caused the fall of the Roman Republic?

2. What were the Constitutions?

Page 55.

1. What was the jus respondendi?

Page 56.

1. What influence did the Roman law writers exert upon the development of the law?

2. Into what two schools were they divided?

Page 57.

1. When did the codification of Roman law begin?

2. What were the earliest codes?

3. When and by whose orders was the Theodosian code compiled?

4. What influence was exerted by this code?

5. In what code is the highest culmination of Roman law found?

Page 58.

1. Who was Justinian?

2. What legal works were compiled under his direction?

Pages 59-65. 1. Give a brief outline of the charter and influence of these works.

Chapter IV

Page 67.

1. By what races was the Western Roman Empire overthrown?

2. What was the character of the conquest of the western provinces of the Eastern Continent?

3. What systems of law grew up in these provinces after their conquest?

Page 68.

1. What were the principal Romano-Barbarian codes?

Page 69.

1. In what country and what century did the revival of the study of Roman law take place?

Page 70.

1. What is the Civil law?

Page 71.

1. What is the Canon law?

2. In what treatises is it found?

Page 72.

1. What was the extent of the jurisdiction of the Canon law?

Chapter V

Page 73.

1. Where are the beginnings of the English laws and political institution to be found?

Page 74.

1. What differences were there between the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Britain and the Frankish conquest of Gaul?

Page 75.

1. What was the origin of the foreign law terms in the English language?

2. What is the oldest account of Anglo-Saxon laws and customs?

Page 76.

1. Give an outline of the customs of the early Germanic tribes as described by Tacitus.

Pages 77-78. X. Describe the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Britain.

Page 79.

1. What changes in the Anglo-Saxon laws and institutions were occasioned by their conquest of Britain?

Page 80.

1. What were the four periods of Anglo-Saxon history in England?

2. When did the period of the Seven Kingdoms begin?

Page 81.

1. What were the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms?

Page 82.

1. What three kingdoms became the ruling powers in England in the seventh century?

Page 83.

1. What were the most important characteristics of the history of the eighth century in England?

2. What was the principal work of Ine?

Page 84.

1. Who was the greatest character in English history during the eighth century?

2. What was the character of his work?

Page 85.

1. Under what kingdom and king was the first union of Anglo-Saxon England accomplished?