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CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS

Justinian I; Krueger, Paul


Item #: 71968
Published: OE; Apud Weidmannos; Reprinted in 2010.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, ROMAN LAW

Reprint of the standard edition of the Corpus Iuris Civilisand the basis for all modern English translations.Originally published from 1872 to 1895, this is one of thefinest examples of German philology and legal scholarship.Commissioned by the Emperor Justinian in 530 CE, the body ofwritings known collectively as the Corpus Iuris Civilisreformed, restated and preserved Roman law. Its subsequentinfluence on European and international jurisprudence isdifficult to overestimate. It has four components. The Codeis the reformed legal system. The Institutes is anelementary textbook about it. The Digest is a collection ofcommentary by leading jurisconsults. The Novels is acompilation of laws and amendments subsequent to the Code.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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