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Honorius: The Ravenna Period (402–423)

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/9780198260783.003.0011
Honorius: The Ravenna Period (402–423)

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This chapter discusses the laws that were enacted during the Ravenna Period. From the time the imperial court moved to Ravenna until Honorius' death, excerpts survive from 199 constitutions and are drawn from 260 texts. These excerpts are mainly preserved in the Theodosian Code and also include ten from the Sirmodian constitutions.

Keywords: Ravenna Period; imperial court; Ravenna; Honorius; Theodosian Code; Sirmodian constitutions

Chapter.  10518 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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