On the Law of Peace
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On the Law of Peace Legal Aspects of Peace Agreements by Christine Bell

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


  • International humanitarian law,
  • International relations,
  • Peace studies,
  • Treaties & other sources of international law,
  • Law / Military,
  • Military,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Peace treaties

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9810694M
ISBN 100199226830
ISBN 109780199226832

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De iure belli ac pacis (English: On the Law of War and Peace) is a book in Latin, written by Hugo Grotius and published in Paris, on the legal status of war. It is now regarded as a foundational work in international law. Peace shall come down like rain upon mown grass, As showers that water the earth. In the reign of Peace shall the Law grow strong, And the Children of Light shall have dominion. From sea to sea, unto the ends of the earth. T'he reign of Peace hath its source. In the Heavenly Father; By his strength he setteth fast the mountains. The Law of Peace Offerings. 3 ‘Now if his offering is a () sacrifice of peace offerings, if he is going to offer out of the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer it () without defect before the Lord. 2 He shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and () slay it at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood around on the altar. 3. As this law of human nature is universally binding wherever men exist, it cannot be set aside by the mere circumstances of time and place, whence it results that there is a law of war as well as a law of peace. As this law applies to the commencement of armed conflicts, war is never to be undertaken except to assert rights, and when undertaken.