They have provided a system which for terse comprehensiveness surpasses Justinian's Pandects
and the By-laws of the Chinese Society for the Suppression of Meddling with other People's Business.
Boccaccio openly quotes the Digest in his Genealogia, recalling that in the book, which he refers to as Pandecta pisana (the oldest manuscript of the Pandects
, during that period held in Pisa),
1726) (translated in PERCIVAL GANE, THE SELECTIVE VOET: BEING THE COMMENTARY ON THE PANDECTS
, PARIS EDITION OF 1829 (1955)).
The most famous was the Digest, a rewriting of previous law, and the Pandects
, a systematic compilation of Justinian's own edicts.
Some confusion results as Marx, only a few years away from his Berlin studies of the pandects
and jurisprudence, attempts to solve the problem.
Back in France in 1604 Barclay dedicated another work, the Pandects
, to James.
Digests or Pandects
, compiled the writings of the great Roman jurists