jus civile

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the legal code of ancient Rome

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This body of law was to some extent based on the original jus civile of Rome but complicated by a lot of problematic decrees of emperors as well.
There a civil law (jus civile, literally "the city law") obtained for full Roman citizens, and the more general jus gentium bound non-Roman citizens who lived under Roman political jurisdiction.