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THEODOSIAN CODE AND NOVELS AND THE SIRMONDIAN CONSTITUTIONS: A TRANSLATION WITH COMMENTARY, GLOSSARY, AND BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Pharr, Clyde


Item #: 13476

Pages: xxvi,643p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2001.

Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY, LEGAL HISTORY, ROMAN LAW

Definitive scholarly English translation of the TheodosianCode, which was the Code of Laws that regulated Roman lifeat its apex before the era of Justinian. Contains thecomplete text of the official systematic compilation of thelegal decrees issued by the Emperors from 313 to 438. TheNovels contain laws from 438 until 468. The structure andthe scope of this text illustrate the legal system of thisera and the fall of the Roman Empire. With Pharr'stranslation from the difficult Latin that impeded earlierscholars, his excellent interpretation of and commentaryupon each item, this translation undoubtedly provides therichest source of information regarding the...Roman Empire.Thorough introduction, commentary, glossary, bibliography.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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