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Roman law

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Works of Rev. Thomas A. Pye

Identifier: Coll-516
Scope and Contents

The works of the Rev. Thomas A. Pye consist of:The Jesus Christ of Greeceon Socrates,A comparison of Aristotelian and Christian ethics,The seal of Roman Law on early Christianity, andThe influence of Christianity on Roman Law.

Dates: 20th century

Composite manuscript containing five texts , 13th-14th century

Identifier: MS 155
Contents This manuscript was created in the 13th or 14th century and the hand seems to be Italian. It features a collection of legal texts, focussed on Roman law. They could all be connected to the Corpus Juris Civilis, a legal text compiled by Justinian, traditionally known as Justinian the Great, who the Eastern Roman emperor from 527 to 565. It seems that the texts in this manuscript have been lifted from another manuscript, as some of them start and end...
Dates: 13th-14th century

Composite manuscript including five texts, 12th-13th century

Identifier: MS 94
Contents Contains five texts, in several different hands.ff. 1r-28r: Homilies entitled De Laudibus Virginis Matris by Bernard of Clairvauxff. 28v-42r: Sermonsff. 43r-53r: Corpus Iuris Civilis [incomplete]ff. 53v-54r: Song Spe Mercedis et Corone (lyrics and musical...
Dates: 12th-13th century

Corpus Iuris Civilis [incomplete], 12th century

Identifier: MS 94/ff. 43r-53r
Contents 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...
Dates: 12th century
ff. 268v-269r
ff. 268v-269r

Digestum Novum by Justinian the Great [incomplete], 11th-12th century, Marginalia indicates that the manuscript may have been created around 1130.

Identifier: MS 154
Contents This manuscript was created in the 11th or 12th century, possibly in England or Italy. It contains the Digestum Novum by Justinian I, traditionally called Justinian the Great. Justinian was the Eastern Roman emperor from 527 to 565. This text is a compendium or digest of juristic writings on Roman law compiled by him, and makes up one part of his Corpus Juris Civilis. It is also known as the ...
Dates: 11th-12th century; Marginalia indicates that the manuscript may have been created around 1130.