Corpus Juris Civilis

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Corpus Juris Civilis

(sɪˈvaɪlɪs)
n
(Law) law the body of Roman or civil law consolidated by Justinian in the 6th century ad. It consists of four parts, the Institutes, Digest, Code, and Novels
[New Latin, literally: body of civil law]
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In A Greek Roman Empire, Millar focuses exclusively on documents pertaining to the eastern court of Theodosius II, primarily the relevant portions of the Codex Theodosianus, the Novellae of Theodosius, the Codex Justinianus, and the Acta of the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon.