Valentinian II and Maximus (383–392)

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:
Valentinian II and Maximus (383–392)

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This chapter discusses the laws that were enacted by Valentinian II in the West between 383–7 and 389–92. These laws are considered to be from the Theodosian age in this chapter. The discussion begins with an account of the laws that were enacted in the period of the Theodosian dynasty in the West from 383. Only eight or nine of the laws that were enacted by Valentinian II survive to this day.

Keywords: laws; Valentinian II; Theodosian dynasty

Chapter.  5296 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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