Court Scene

Item Info

Item No: mcai430071
Title: Court Scene
Additional Title: Corpus iuris civilis
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department

This miniature marks the beginning of Book 44 of 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. Book 44 treats legal exceptions, objections, and precedents.

Sirsi Catalog Key: 1623939
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1325
Image Dimensions Width: 90 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 43:7
Creator Name: Justinian - Author

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