Pandects


Pandects

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pandects — • Name of part of Justinian s legal compilation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pandects     Pandects     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pandects — (Lat. pandectae , adapted from Gr. pandektes , all containing) is a name given to a compendium or digest of Roman law compiled by order of the emperor Justinian I in the 6th century (A.D. 530 533).The pandects were one part of the Corpus Juris… …   Wikipedia

  • Pandects — ▪ Roman law digest Greek“All Encompassing”Latin  Pandectae,  also called  Digest        collection of passages from the writings of Roman jurists, arranged in 50 books and subdivided into titles according to the subject matter. In AD 530 the… …   Universalium

  • Pandects — The Digests or Pandects, a compilation of the Roman law under Justinian, which was published in the year 533 A. D. See Florentine Pandects …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • PANDECTS —    the digest of civil law executed at the instance of the Emperor Justinian between the years 530 and 533 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Pandects —    See Digest …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Pandects — n. collection of civil or Roman law which were collected for the emperor Justinian in the 16th century …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pandects — n. treatise that covers the whole of any science; a country s complete code of the laws, country s system of law; legal code …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pandects —   n.pl. pl. complete summary of ancient Roman legal decisions.    ♦ pandect, n. sing. legal code; any summary of or treatise on whole of subject …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pandects — /paendekts/ A compilation of Roman law, consisting of selected passages from the writings of the most authoritative of the older jurists, methodically arranged, prepared by Tribonian with the assistance of sixteen associates, under a commission… …   Black's law dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.