Infortiatum (Part II of the Digest of Justinian I)

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Infortiatum (Part II of the Digest of Justinian I)

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Item No: mca2440021
Title: Infortiatum (Part II of the Digest of Justinian I)
Script: Littera bononienses
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 2r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Court scene
Notes: This manuscript can be dated to ca. 1270-80.
Notes: This miniature marks the beginning of Book 24, title 3, of a fifty-book collection of Roman laws known as the Digest, the first of three parts of the Corpus iuris civilis (Corpus of Civil Law) compiled by the legal scholar Tiborian under the orders of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian (r. 527-565 A.D). Tiborian collected and organized the existing body of classical and current law into a coherent collection of legal doctrine. The Digest was divided into three parts; the Infortiatum comprises the second part. This title discusses the recovery of dowry on dissolution of the marriage.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1613170
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1299
Image Dimensions Width: 417 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 244
Creator Name: Justinian I - Author

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