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Corpus Iuris Civilis [incomplete], 12th century

Identifier: MS 94/ff. 43r-53r


This section of the manuscript contains excerpts from Corpus Iuris Civilis, a collection of works in jurisprudence. The original book was compiled in 529-534 by order of Justinian I. According to a 17th century note on f. 43r, These are excerpts out of Justinian's Institutes.
The text starts on f. 43r with the following opening words: Justicia est constans et perpetua voluntas. And ends on f. 53r with the following words: ignorante eo constituitur.


  • 12th century

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The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


11 folios.

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