The Digest of Justinian

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The Digest of Justinian

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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

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978-0812279450

Publication Date

1985

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University of Pennsylvania Press

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Roman law

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Legal History

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Mommsen, Theodor, Paul Krueger, and Alan Watson. 1985. The Digest of Justinian. Philadelphia, Pa: University of Pennsylvania Press.

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