Romes Twelve tablets

What were the twelve tables?

The Tables

The tables were the earliest attempt by the Romans to create law. The Twelve Tables were stone tablets that were the basic laws for the roman people. The Twelve Tables were said to last as long as the roman empire its self.

Table One - procedure: for courts and trails

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Table Two - Trails, countinued

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Table Three - Debt

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Table Four - Rights of fathers (paterfamilias) over the family

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Table Five - Legal guardianship and inheritance laws

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Table Six - Purchace and possession

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Table Seven - Land rights

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Table Eight - Law of injury

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Table Nine - Public law

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Table Ten - Sacred law

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Table Eleven - Supplement one

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Table twleve - Supplement two

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