legal literature

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Is the works of lawyers which went beyond mere collections of laws and formulae. Legal literature was the most specifically Roman branch of Latin literature, and until the Byzantine age nearly all works on law were in Latin. They were for the most part written in plain but technically accurate language. For individual authors see the entries under their names.

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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