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Valentinian III and Galla Placidia (425–437)

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/9780198260783.003.0012
Valentinian III and Galla Placidia (425–437)

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This chapter discusses the laws enacted by Valentinian III, the nephew of Honorius. Even though he was only four when his uncle died, a number of laws were enacted in his name when the imperial party was at Aquileia. There was a group of five constitutions issued there in the name of Theodosius as Augustus and Valentinian as Caesar.

Keywords: Valentinian III; Honorius; Aquileia; Theodosius; Augustus; Caesar; Valentinian

Chapter.  5192 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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