Barry Nicholas: An Introduction to Roman Law
With a foreword, revised bibliography, and glossary of Latin terms by Ernest Metzger
Oxford: Oxford University Press. Clarendon Law Series. 2008. xvii + 301 pages. ISBN 978-0-19-876063-4.
This is the classic introductory text written by the late Barry Nicholas, fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford. This new edition adds a new Foreword; the Bibliography is brought up to date; and an extensive Glossary defines and translates all of the technical terms used in the book, offering alternative translations where appropriate.