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Ulpian

(ˈʌlpɪən)
n
(Biography) Latin name Domitius Ulpianus. died ?228 ad, Roman jurist, born in Phoenicia
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The diploma also names the two Roman consuls for its year of issue, the name of the fleet commander, Marcus Ulpius Ulpianus, and the names of seven witnesses.
The citation reflects the fact that the maxim is attributed to the period 211 to 222 AD, during which the Roman jurist Ulpian (Domitius Ulpianus) wrote a well-respected 80+ book/scroll treatise LlBRI AD EDICTUM.
Anastasia (III) is given three days to make up her mind: either she agrees to marry the pontifex Ulpianus or she will be tortured.
This legal activity reached its peak at the end of the 2nd and beginning of the 3rd centuries with lawyers such as Eneus Domitius Ulpianus (ca.
3.2.2.2 (Ulpianus); 49.16.13.3 (Macer); Renz 1972:313-14.
The first mortality table was created by a second century Roman lawyer, Ulpianus, in order to compute liability rates that went into annuities.