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Corpus Juris Civilis
( ("Body of Civil Law") It is also sometimes referred to as the Code of Justinian, although this name belongs more properly to the part titled Codex Justinianus.)

Collection of fundamental works in jurisprudence, issued from 529 to 534 by order of Justinian I, Eastern Roman Emperor.

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