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Life and Works of Justinian the Great (5 vols.)

by Justinian I, Holmes, William Gordon, Roby, Henry John

Cambridge University Press, George Bell and Sons 1886

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Life and Works of Justinian the Great (5 vols.)
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Overview

This collection provides a thorough history of the intriguing life and imperial reign of Justinian the Great, as well as insightful commentary on and translation of his significant work. Justinian the Great was the Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. He fought to restore the Roman Empire in late antiquity through judicial reform and reclamation of the lost Western portion of its boundaries. Known as “the last Roman,” he remains an important transitional figure spanning the ancient and medieval epochs of history. Delve into the life and works of this remarkable figure with these valuable resources.

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Key Features

  • Contains an accessible introduction to Justinian’s Digest
  • Provides a thorough biographical and historical account of Justinian’s life and reign
  • Includes a full English translation of Justinian’s Digest

Individual Titles

An Introduction to the Study of Justinian’s Digest

  • Authors: Henry John Roby
  • Publisher: C. J. Clay and Sons
  • Publication Date: 1886
  • Pages: 279

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this volume, classics scholar Henry John Roby provides a helpful guide to the classic work of jurisprudence, Justinian’s Digest. Justinian the Great was the Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. He is well-known for his judicial reforms and revision of Roman law. Part of Justinian’s legislation is contained in his Digest. Roby offers a substantive introduction to the Digest and presents insightful essays on this important, but difficult, text.

Henry John Roby was classical lecturer at St. John’s College, Cambridge and professor of jurisprudence at University College in London.

The Digest of Justinian, vol. 1

  • Authors: Justinian the Great
  • Translator: Charles Henrey Monro
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1904
  • Pages: 399

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Justinian the Great was the Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. He is well-known for his judicial reforms and revision of Roman law. Part of Justinian’s legislation is contained in his Digest. This work presents a full English translation of this important work. Volume one contains Books 1–6.

Charles Henrey Monro was fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and a barrister at law.

The Digest of Justinian, vol. 2

  • Authors: Justinian the Great
  • Translator: Charles Henrey Monro
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1909
  • Pages: 453

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Justinian the Great was the Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. He is well-known for his judicial reforms and revision of Roman law. Part of Justinian’s legislature is contained in his Digest. This work presents a full English translation of this important work. Volume two contains Books 7–15.

Charles Henrey Monro was fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and a barrister at law.

The Age of Justinian and Theodora: A History of the Sixth Century AD, vol. 1

  • Authors: William Gordon Holmes
  • Publisher: George Bell and Sons
  • Publication Date: 1905
  • Pages: 364

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The reign of Justinian the Great was an epoch-defining period in the Eastern Roman Empire. In addition to his extensive and innovative judicial reforms in Roman law, Justinian is known as the “last Roman” for his renovatio imperii—his program to restore the Roman Empire to its former glory and regain the lost western half. This two-volume history presents a thorough and insightful account of this significant time in world history.

Volume one discusses the history, topography, and sociology of sixth–century Constantinople, as well as the Empire’s under Justinian’s predecessor Anastasius, and Justinian and Theodora’s pre-imperial lives.

 

The Age of Justinian and Theodora: A History of the Sixth Century AD, vol. 2

  • Authors: William Gordon Holmes
  • Publisher: George Bell and Sons
  • Publication Date: 1907
  • Pages: 396

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The reign of Justinian the Great was an epoch-defining period in the Eastern Roman Empire. In addition to his extensive and innovative judicial reforms in Roman law, Justinian is known as the “last Roman” for his renovatio imperii—his program to restore the Roman Empire to its former glory and regain the lost western half. This two-volume history presents a thorough and insightful account of this significant time in world history.

Volume two discusses Justinian’s time as Emperor, including his wars with Persia, his abolition of Athenian philosophical schools, his private imperial life, his legislation, and much more.

 

Product Details

  • Title: Life and Works of Justinian the Great
  • Volumes: 5
  • Pages: 1,891

About Justinian the Great

Justinian the Great (c. 482–565) was the Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. He is well-known for his judicial reforms and revision of Roman law. Justinian fought to restore the Roman Empire in late antiquity. Known as “the last Roman,” he remains an important transitional figure spanning the ancient and medieval epochs of Rome.