Justinian code

Justinian code
the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
Syn: ↑Roman law, ↑civil law, ↑jus civile
Members of this Topic: ↑addiction, ↑novate, ↑stipulate
Hypernyms: ↑legal code

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the body of Roman law that was codified and promulgated under Justinian I.

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  • Justinian Code — the body of Roman law that was codified and promulgated under Justinian I. * * * …   Universalium

  • Justinian Code — codification of Roman law that served as a basis for law in Europe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Justinian Code — Same as Corpus Juris Civilis …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Justinian I — [jus tin′ē ən] (L. name Flavius Ancius Justinianus) A.D. 483 565; Byzantine emperor (527 565): known for the codification of Roman law (Justinian code): called the Great …   English World dictionary

  • Justinian I — /ju stin ee euhn/, (Flavius Anicius Justinianus) ( Justinian the Great ) A.D. 483 565, Byzantine emperor 527 565. * * * orig. Petrus Sabbatius born 483, Tauresium, Dardania died Nov. 14, 565, Constantinople Byzantine emperor (527–565). Determined …   Universalium

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  • Justinian I — /dʒʌsˈtɪniən/ (say jus tineeuhn) noun (Flavius Anicius Justinianus, Justinian the Great ), AD 483–565, Byzantine emperor AD 527–565, whose leading jurists formulated a code of laws called the Justinian Code …  

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