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Honors Thesis




The intention of this thesis is to prove the assertion that jurisprudence was the only form of intellectual activity that Rome, from first to last, worked out in a thoroughly national [sic] manner.

Firstly:--It will be shown how completely the literature and arts of the Romans were enveloped in Grecian influence.

Secondly:--The primal laws of the Romans will be taken up, their sources accounted for, and their development followed.

Thirdly:--A summary showing the two developments in comparison, and drawing conclusions.



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