Definition of Justinian code
1. Noun. The legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law.
Examples of category: Addiction, Novate, Stipulate
Generic synonyms: Legal Code
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Literary usage of Justinian code
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"The Justinian code. — Justinian is best remembered for his work in bringing about the codification of the Roman law. In the course of centuries that law had ..."
2. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, d. 1904 (1904)
"... Regis and the king's representative and regent during his absence from the realm. Justinian, Code of. A codification of the Roman law, carried out by ..."
3. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Justinian code (Justinian, Preface to the Institutes; trans, by Sandars) The great compilation of Roman law known as the Corpus Juris Civilis was ..."
4. Historical Jurisprudence: An Introduction to the Systematic Study of the by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"... THE Justinian code SECTION I. — THE LAW-BOOKS THE century following the appearance of the Theodosian Code was fertile with changes in the law of Rome. ..."
5. American Slavery Distinguished from the Slavery of English Theorists, and by Samuel Seabury (1861)
"THE NATURAL JUSTICE OF SLAVERY INFERRED FROM THE CONSENT OF MANKIND : THE JUSTINIAN CODE. IN referring to the customs of former ages, I have no intention to ..."
6. Popular Law Library, Putney by Albert Hutchinson Putney (1908)
"The arrangement of the Code is far inferior to that of its successor, the Justinian Code. In the East the Theodosian Code remained ..."