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Theodosius I: The First Decade (379–388)

Tony Honoré

in Law in the Crisis of Empire 379-455 AD

Published in print May 1998 | ISBN: 9780198260783
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191682155 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260783.003.0002
Theodosius I: The First Decade (379–388)

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This chapter discusses the first analysis of the laws in the Theodosian dynasty, specifically those of Theodosius I. The laws enacted by Theodosius I are treated as part of the Eastern series though in 388–91 and again in 394–5 he remained in the West after he defeated Maximus and Eugenius. The laws that are dealt with and discussed in this chapter are those from the first decade of Theodosius I's government.

Keywords: analysis; laws; Theodosian dynasty; Theodosius I; Eastern series; Maximus; Eugenius

Chapter.  12662 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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