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: mca2441531
Title: Infortiatum (Part II of the Digest of Justinian I)
Script: Littera bononienses
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 153r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Marginal drawing
Notes: This image is of a leaf from the Infortiatum, the second part 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 marginal drawing of a man pouring wine from a cask makes reference to the text above which is part of the chapter on the inheritance of wine (Book 33, title 6).
Notes: This manuscript can be dated to ca. 1270-80.
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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