Corpus iuris civilis (Corpus of civil law)

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Corpus iuris civilis (Corpus of civil law)

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Item No: mcai480131
Title: Corpus iuris civilis (Corpus of civil law)
Script: Littera bononiensis
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 48:13
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial Q
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1300.
Notes: This leaf is from a copy of the Corpus iuris civilis, a compendium of Roman law commissioned in 529 by the Byzantine emperor Justinian and compiled by the legal scholar Tribonian. The Corpus comprises three parts: the Digest (or Pandectae), the Institutions, and the Codex. The initial Q begins Book VI of the Codex, the part that contained all of the extant imperial constitutions from the time of Hadrian.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1661855
Country: Country:Italy
City/Town/Township:Bologna or Padua ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1310
Image Dimensions Width: 441 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 48:12-13
Creator Name: Justinian (Emperor, r. 527-565 A.D.) - Author

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