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Bruce Frier

Bruce W. Frier

John and Tessa D'Arms Distinguished University Professor of
Classics and Roman Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1986-


Publications

Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

Forthcoming

  • "Child Marriage and the Roman Jurists." In New Directions in the Study of Women in Antiquity, edited by R. Ancona and G. Tsouvala. Forthcoming, 2017.
  • The Gaian Tradition: Late Roman Elementary Treatises. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, Forthcoming
  • Sources for Roman Law: The Tituli Ulpiani and the Sententiae Pauli. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, (Forthcoming)​.
  • "Lus, Lex, and Legal Certainty." In Legge, Ugualianza, Diritto, edited by G. Luchetti. (Forthcoming).
  • Review of Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition, by C. Ando. Classical J. (Forthcoming).
  • Four Treatises on Roman Law: The Fragmentum Dositheanum, The Tituli Ulpiani and the Epitomes of Gaius. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, Forthcoming.
  • Review of A Casebook on Roman Property Law, by H. Hausmaninger and R. Gamauf, co-authors. J. Roman Archaeology (Forthcoming).

Books

  • Editor. The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 3: Books VIII-XII). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016.
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  • Editor. The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 2: Books IV-VII). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016.
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  • Editor. The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 1: Introductory matter and books I-III). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016.
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  • Co-author. The Modern Law of Contracts. 3rd ed. J. J. White, co-author. St. Paul, MN: West, 2012.
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  • Co-author. The Modern Law of Contracts. 2nd ed. J. J. White, co-author. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2008.
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  • Co-author. The Modern Law of Contracts. J. J. White, co-author. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2005.
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  • Co-author. A Casebook on Roman Family Law. T. A. J. McGinn, co-author. Classical Resources Series, 5. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
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  • Libri Annales Pontificum Maximorum: The Origins of the Annalistic Tradition. Papers and Monographs of the American Academy in Rome, 27. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1999.
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  • Co-author. The Census Register P.Oxy. 984: The Reverse of Pindar's Paeans. R. S. Bagnall and I. C. Rutherford, co-authors. Papyrologica Bruxellensia, 29. Brussels: Fondation Egyptologique Reine Elisabeth, 1997.
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  • Co-author. The Demography of Roman Egypt. R. S. Bagnall, co-author. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994.
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  • A Casebook on the Roman Law of Delict. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1989.
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  • The Rise of the Roman Jurists: Studies in Cicero's pro Caecina. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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  • Landlords and Tenants in Imperial Rome. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 1980. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • Co-editor. "Sixth Book." S. Corcoran et al., co-editor. In The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 2: Books IV-VII)., edited by B. W. Frier. (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016): 1406-667.
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  • Editor. "Second Book." In The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 1: Introductory matter and books I-III)., edited by B. W. Frier. (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016): 406-601.
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  • Co-author. "Revising Justice Blume's Translation of Justinian's Codex, with Note on the Dating of Constitutions." N. Lenski, co-author. In The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 1: Introductory matter and books I-III)., edited by B. W. Frier. (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016): lxxix-xcvi.
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  • Editor. "Eighth Book." In The Codex of Justinian: A New Annotated Translation, with Parallel Latin and Greek Text (Volume 3: Books VIII-XII)., edited by B. W. Frier. (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016): 2024-255.
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  • "Regulating Incestuous Marriage in the Roman Republic." In Texts and Contexts in Legal History: Essays in Honor of Charles Donahue, edited by J. Witte, S. McDougall, and A. di Robilant, 23-35. Berkeley, CA: The Robbins Collection, 2016.
  • "Ulpian." In Encyclopedia of Ancient History, edited by R. S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. B. Champion, A. Erskine, and S. R. Huebner. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
  • "Law." In The Virgil Encyclopedia, edited by R. Thomas and J. M. Ziolkowski, 736-7. Chicester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
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  • "Law, Roman." In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, edited by M. Gagarin, vol. 4 (Hippocratic Corpus - Mosaics): 223-32. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
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  • "Finding a Place for Law in the High Roman Empire: Tacitus, Dialogus 39.1-4." In Spaces of Justice in the Roman World, edited by F. de Angelis, 67-87. Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition, vol. 35. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2010.
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  • Co-author. "Law and Economic Institutions." D. P. Kehoe, co-author. In The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World, edited by W. Scheidel, I. Morris, and R. Saller, 113-43. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.
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  • "Tenants and Tenancy." In The Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization, edited by G. Shipley et al., 868. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006.
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  • "Marriage and Motherhood in Roman Egypt." In Ten Years of the Agnes Kirsopp Lake Michels Lectures at Bryn Mawr College, edited by S. B. Farris and L. E. Lundeen, 1-31. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr Commentaries, 2006.
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  • "Law: Roman Law." In The Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization, edited by G. Shipley et al., 504-6. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006.
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  • "John D'Arms the Scholar." In Ostia, Cicero, Gamala, Feasts, & the Economy: Papers in Memory of John H. D'Arms, edited by A. Gallina Zevi and J. H. Humphrey, 8. Journal of Roman Archaeology. Supplementary Series, 57. Portsmouth, RI: 2004.
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  • "More Is Worse: Some Observations on the Population of the Roman Empire." In Debating Roman Demography, edited by W. Scheidel, 139-59. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2001.
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  • "Demography." In The Cambridge Ancient History. 2nd ed., edited by A. K. Bowman et al., vol. 11, 787-816. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000.
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  • "Roman Demography." In Life, Death, and Entertainment in the Roman Empire, edited by D. S. Potter and D. J. Mattingly, 85-109. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1999.
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  • "Status, Legal and Social: Roman." In The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization, edited by S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, 688-9. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998.
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  • "Status, Legal and Social: Roman." In Oxford Classical Dictionary. 3rd ed., edited by S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, 1441-2. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1996.
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  • "Law, Roman, Sociology of." In The Oxford Classical Dictionary. 3rd ed., edited by S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, 823-5. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1996.
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  • "Interest and Usury in the Greco-Roman Period." In The Anchor Bible Dictionary, vol. 3. New York: Doubleday, 1992.
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  • "Tenant Remedies for Unsuitable Conditions Arising After Entry: A Roman Law Perspective on Modern American Common Law." In Studies in Roman Law in Memory of A. Arthur Schiller, edited by R. S. Bagnall and W. V. Harris, 65-80. Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1986.
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  • Co-author. "Roman Coins From the River Liri." A. Parker, co-author. In The Numismatic Chronicle, by The Royal Numismatic Society, London; edited by R. A. G. Carson. Seventh Series, Volume X. (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1970): 89-109. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Journal Articles

  • "Linking the Visions." Law Quad. Notes 43, no. 3 (2000): 8-9.
  • "Frier on Reiner on Frier on Reiner." Bryn Mawr Classical Rev. 2000.12.11 (2000).
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  • "Natural Fertility and Family Limitation in Roman Marriage." Classical Philology 89, no. 4 (1994): 318-33.
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  • "Subsistence Annuities and Per Capita Income in the Early Roman Empire." Classical Philology 88 (1993): 222-30.
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  • "Law, Economics, and Disasters Down on the Farm: Remissio Mercedis Revisited." Bullettino dell'Istituto di diritto romano 31/32 (1993): 237-70.
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  • "Interpreting Codes." Mich. L. Rev. 89 (1991): 2201-14. (Symposium: One Hundred Years of Uniform State Laws.)
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  • "Autonomy of Law and the Origins of the Legal Profession." Cardozo L. Rev. 11 (1989): 259-86.
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  • "Prototypical Causation in Roman Law." Loy. L. Rev. 34 (1988): 485-516.
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Reviews

  • "Roman law and the marriage of underage girls." Review of Spose Bambine: Risalenza, diffusione e rilevanza giuridica del fenomeno in età. Dalle origini all'epoca classica, by I. Piro. J. Roman Archaeology 28 (2015): 652-64.
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  • Review of Adoption in the Roman World, by H. Lindsay. Bryn Mawr Classical Rev. (2010).
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  • Co-author. "Mentalités and Private Economic Decision-Making." A. Conison, co-author. Review of Mentalités et Choix Économiques des Romains, by J. Andreau et al., co-authors. J. Roman Archaeology 22, no. 2 (2009): 511-14.
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  • Review of Demography and Roman Society, by T. G. Parkin. Bryn Mawr Classical Rev. (2003).
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  • Review of Prolegomena: Corpus der Römischen Rechtsquellen zur Antiken Sklaverei (CRRS), by J. M. Rainer, and Teil I (CRRS): Die Begründung des Sklavenstatus nach Ius Gentium und Ius Civile, by H. Wieling. Bryn Mawr Classical Rev. (2000).
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  • Review of Roman Homosexuality: Ideologies of Masculinity in Classical Antiquity, by C. A. Williams. Bryn Mawr Classical Rev. (1999).
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  • Review of Le patronat judiciaire au dernier siècle de la république romaine, by J. M. David. Classical Philology 89, no. 3 (1994): 290-3.
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  • Review of Judicial Reform and Land Reform in the Roman Republic: A New Edition, with Translation and Commentary, of the Laws from Urbino, by A. W. Lintott. J. Roman Stud. 84 (1994): 211-2.
  • Review of Trials in the Late Roman Republic, by M. C. Alexander. Phoenix 47 (1993): 79-81.
  • Review of Roman Marriage, by S. Treggiari. Classical Philology 88, no. 1 (1993): 94-8.
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  • Review of Bau- und nachbarrechtliche Bestimmungen im klassischen römischen Recht, by J. M. Rainer. Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis 61 (1993): 124-5.
  • Review of Structure and Scale in the Roman Economy, by R. Duncan-Jones. J. Roman Archaeology 5 (1992): 286-90.
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  • Review of Römishe Rechtsgeschichte Quellenkunde, Rechtsbildung, Jurisprudenz und Rechtsliteratur, vol. 1, by F. Wieacker. J. Roman Stud. 82 (1992): 231-2.
  • Review of Nomos: Essays in Athenian Law, Politics and Society, by P. Cartledge et al., editors. Am. J. Legal Hist. 36 (1992): 388-90.
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  • Review of Marriage, Divorce and Children in Ancient Rome, by B. Rawson, editor. Choice (1992): 516.
  • Review of Food for Rome: The Legal Structure of the Transportation and Processing of Supplies for the Imperial Distributions in Rome and Constantinople, by B. Sirks. Am. Hist. Rev. 97 (1992): 1496.
  • Review of Anthropology and Roman Culture, by M. Bettini. Choice (1992): 497.
  • Review of The Human Measure: Social Thought in the Western Legal Tradition, by D. R. Kelley. Am. Hist. Rev. 96 (1991): 1503-4.
  • Review of The Economy and Society of Pompeii, by W. Jongman. J. Roman Archaeology 4 (1991): 243-8.
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  • Review of Patricians and Plebians: The Origin of the Roman State, by R. E. Mitchell. Choice 28 (1991): 1547.
  • Review of Caligula: Emperor of Rome, by A. Ferrill. Choice 29 (1991): 502.
  • Review of Rhetoric in Classical Historiography, by A. J. Woodman. Am. Hist. Rev. 95 (1990): 461-2.
  • Review of Le vin de l'Italie romaine, by A. Tchernia, and The Archaeology of the Roman Economy, by K. Greene. Am. J. Archaeology 93, no. 1 (1989): 153-4.
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  • Review of The Institutes of Gaius, by W. M. Gordon and O. F. Robinson. Choice 26 (1988): 306.
  • Review of Roman Slave Law, by A. Watson. Am. Hist. Rev. 93 (1988): 1026-7.
  • Review of Lawyers in Roman Transitional Politics: A Study of the Roman Jurists in Their Political Setting in the Late Republic and Triumvirate, by R. A. Bauman. Classical Philology 83, no. 1 (1988): 76-9.
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  • Review of Giuristi e sapienti in Roma arcaica, by F. D'Ippolito. Gnomon 60 (1988): 1026-7.
  • Review of Causa Mortis: Auf den Spuren einer Redewendung, by D. Nörr. Am. J. Philology 109, no. 4 (1988): 618-21.
  • Review of Rome in the Late Republic, by M. Beard and M. Crawford. Am. Hist. Rev. 92 (1987): 109-10.
  • "Why Law Changes." Review of The Evolution of Law, by A. Watson. Colum. L. Rev. 86 (1986): 888-900.
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  • Review of Lawyers in Roman Republican Politics, a Study of the Roman Jurists in Their Political Setting, 316–82 B.C, by R. A. Bauman. Classical Philology 81, no. 3 (1986): 257-62.
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  • "Law on the Installment Plan." Review of Ulpian, by T. Honoré. Mich. L. Rev. 82 (1984): 856-68. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Other Publications

  • "Ius, Lex, and Legal Certainty." In Legge, Euguaglianza, Diritto, edited by G. Luchetti, Bologna. Società Italiana Di Stroia Del Diritto, 2013.
  • "Making History Personal: Constantine Cavafy and the Rise of Rome." C. P. Cavafy Forum (2010).
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