Justinian code

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Synonyms for Justinian code

the legal code of ancient Rome

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One of the earliest universities was established in Bologna in 1088, dedicated, many believe, solely to the recovery and analysis of the Justinian code. The scholars who were analyzing and writing commentaries on the Pandects were training students who became a body of legal technicians who spread their program throughout Europe.
9th ed., Little, Brown & Co., 1882); see JUSTINIAN CODE, supra note 20, lib.
The relationship of child and godparent created barriers that could not be crossed, and the sixth-century Justinian Code banned marriages between godfathers and goddaughters.
According to the Justinian code in Louisiana, slaves were not considered as chattels who were inherently slaves; rather, they were seen as unlucky people who were in bondage.
Civil Law, based on the Roman Justinian code, provided far more power to a monarch than the Common Law did.