Definition of Leges

1. lex [n] - See also: lex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leges

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leges (current term)
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Literary usage of Leges

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The earliest leges of which we read were those made in the Comitia ... Some of these—the so-called leges regiae —were said to have been enacted by the ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Hist: leges, II, i, 47). It was also applied to certain legislative acts of bishops. ROYAL CAPITULARIES.—The capitularies of the Prankish kings were ..."

3. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"1 This is the leges Edwardi Confessoris of Thorpe and Schmid. See Liebermann, leges Edwardi, Halle, 1896. 3 leges Edwardi Confessoris, c. 11. ..."

4. Law and Politics in the Middle Ages: With a Synoptic Table of Sources by Edward. Jenks (1898)
"leges, torn. iii. pp. 497-578; and ibid., 4° leges, sect. i. torn. ii. pp. 1-122. ... Paris. 1847. leges Langobardorum. Mon. Germ. Fo. leges, torn. iv. pp. ..."

5. Historical Introduction to the Private Law of Rome by James Muirhead, Henry Goudy (1899)
"near the mark when he describes the leges regiae as mostly rules of the fas, ... 57 sq. describes the leges regiae as the work of the kings acting as ..."

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