"A major achievement, and an event of the first importance."—Journal of Legal History
"A landmark."—Religious Studies Review
"Superb."—Texas Bar Journal
Alan Watson, Earnest P. Rogers Professor of Law at the University of Georgia, is the author of many books in legal history, including Rome of the Twelve Tables; Roman Slave Law; and Sources of Law, Legal Change, and Ambiguity, the last published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.