Law in the Crisis of Empire, 379-455 AD: The Theodosian Dynasty and Its Quaestors with a Palingenesia of Laws of the Dynasty

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Clarendon Press, 1998 - Codex Theodosianus - 320 pages
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This is a study of the laws of the late Roman Empire (379-455 AD). The book attempts to compile a list assigning each law to the likely quaestor who drafted it and explores why the eastern Theodosian Code came too late to save the West.
 

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Contents

Law in the Age of Crisis
1
The First Decade 3793881
33
Flavianus and the Later Years 3883951
58
Arcadius 3944081 and Eutropius Quaestor
77
Towards the Code 4084371
97
Understanding the Theodosian Code
123
Beyond the Code 4384501
154
Western t aws and quaestors 8 Valentinian II and Maximus 3833921
179
The Milan Period 3954021
212
The Ravenna Period 4024231
228
Valentinian III and Galla Placidia 425437
248
The Later Years 4384551
258
List of Imperial Quaestors of the Theodosian Age
275
List of Legal Texts Cited with References to Palingenesia
278
Bihliography of Works Cited
301
Index
315

Law in the Historia Augusta
190

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