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Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Tony Honoré

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This book is a study of the character and compilation of Justinian's Digest, the main volume of Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis (528–534 ad). This is often considered as one of the most influential ... More


Benjamin Franklin’s Humor

Paul M. Zall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123714
eISBN:
9780813134864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Humor is sometimes a serious business, especially the humor of Benjamin Franklin, a master at revealing the human condition through comedy. For the country's bicentennial, Reader's Digest named ... More


Preaching the Trinity: A Preliminary Investigation

Marguerite Shuster

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marguerite Shuster explores the intuitively likely thesis that the doctrine of the Trinity has been given short shrift in the preaching of the church, by analysing the sermons in the thirteen‐volume ... More


Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Jonathan Fenderson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is the first to document and analyze Hoyt Fuller’s profound influence on the Black Arts movement. Using historical snapshots of Fuller’s life and activism as a means to rethink the period, ... More


Max Eastman: A Life

Christoph Irmscher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The definitive biography of radical activist, poet, editor, and public intellectual Max Eastman (1883–1969), based on unrestricted access to the Eastman family archive. Considered one of the “hottest ... More


Late Arrivals: The Appendix in Justinian's Digest Reconsidered

Tony Honoré

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

The influence of Roman law in the development of modern legal systems was only possible because of the work of the group of lawyers in sixth-century Constantinople who compiled the Digest. This ... More


From the Ground Up: Readers and Publishers in the Making of a Literary Public

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter is anchored in a survey of African American-owned small presses, literary journals, and magazines to demonstrate how the Black Arts Movement’s editors negotiated readerly taste and ... More


The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula

John W. Cairns and Paul J. du Plessis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638970
eISBN:
9780748651481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638970.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book surveys the traditional classifications of private law to establish the cognitive techniques used by medieval Italian and French jurists to transform Roman law into the ius commune of ... More


The Acts of the Scottish Lords of Council in the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries: Records and Reports☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This article considers briefly the emergence of a judicial council which lies behind the creation of the Court of Session in 1532 and the acta which record their work. So-called decision Practicks ... More


Ius Quaerens Intellectum: The Method of the Medieval Civilians

James Gordley

in The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638970
eISBN:
9780748651481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638970.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is about the method of the medieval civilians who expounded Roman law from the twelfth century, when the study of Roman law was revived, through the fourteenth century, when they ... More


Introduction

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to assess the character of Justinian's Digest and to provide up-to-date information about its compilation. Given its importance in ... More


How Tribonian Organized the Compilation of Justinian’s Digest 1

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

In 1970 the author of this book and Alan Rodger published an article on how Justinian's commissioners read books and excerpted texts for the Digest. It attracted controversy. They dealt with the ... More


The Distribution of Authors and Works to the Committees

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses a set of related problems about the compilation of Justinian's Digest. It shows that the distribution by Tribonian of authors and works to the three Digest masses, and the ... More


Editing the Digest

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

In 1973 the author of this book published an essay on the editing of the Digest titles. It aimed to quantify the extent to which in compiling the Digest the editors displaced texts that they received ... More


Late Arrivals. The Appendix Reconsidered

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

The term Appendix refers to a group of writings that seemed to fall outside the three main groups of work, termed the Sabinian, edictal, and Papinian masses, detected by Bluhme in 1820. Like the ... More


Some Digest Texts of Ulpian Attributed to Paul

Tony Honoré

in Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter is concerned with texts attributed in the Digest to Paul but which seem really to be texts of Ulpian. The reason for thinking that these texts are wrongly inscribed is mainly the ... More


Usus Modernus Pandectarum: The German-Dutch Alternative

James Gordley

in The Jurists: A Critical History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199689392
eISBN:
9780191768286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689392.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the project of jurists in the Netherlands and Germany, who founded what historians have called the usus modernus pandectarum, ‘the modern use of the Digest’. One of the ... More


Author's Epilogue: Re-drawing the Map?

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.25
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Manuscripts or documents from the Ancient World such as the Roman law and the Bible retain a relevance that is not solely historical but reflects their function in the modern world. This epilogue ... More


Hawaiian Hopeful

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the Wades’ attempts to save their marriage and boost their finances by relocating to Hawaii, along with Ann’s project “Historical Digest,” a multivolume history of the world ... More


Cicero’s Reception in the Juristic Tradition of the Early Empire

Matthijs Wibier

in Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474408820
eISBN:
9781474426763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408820.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter surveys the reception of Cicero’s writings as well as of the figure of Cicero in the juristic literature excerpted in Justinian’s Digest. The analysis consists of three parts. The first ... More


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