The Digest of Justinian
The Digest was assembled by a team of sixteen academic lawyers commissioned by Justinian in 533 to collect everything of importance from earlier Roman law. Alan Watson's English translation is published here with Theodor Mommsen's Latin text of 1878 on facing pages.
Excerpt reproduced with permission of University of Pennsylvania Press
University of Pennsylvania Press
Watson, Alan; Mommsen, Theodor; and Krueger, Paul, "The Digest of Justinian" (1985). Books. 117.