Supplement to Collected Roman Laws of Justinian: by Accursianus, Brosseus, Hennequin; publ. 1604 Lyon; Latin Text Parchment Bound

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Novum sextum volumen in quo haec sequentia extant. Thesaurus Accursianus : dictiones et sententias juris selectores ab Accursio explicatas continens. Remissiones seu indices Capituni juris difficiliorum & Notarum quoque et Benedictorum libri ad Accursium. Epistola denique Dionysii Gothofredi ad lectorem.

Supplement to the "Corpus Iuris Civilis," the collected Roman laws as ordered by Emperor Justinian in the sixth century. Accursius (1182 - 1263) was an Italian jurist and professor of law who organized and edited the extensive legal glosses for the Corpus. In doing so he provided a basis for understanding Roman law as it came to be applied in Western civilization.

This book is based on the edition of those works by Denis Godefroy first published in 1588 as revised and printed in 1604 by Joannes De Gabiano, a bookseller active in Lyon, France 1581-1618. Gabiano's family was involved in all phases of the book business and the device shown on the title page of this edition is the same as had been used by his grandfather, Hugues de la Porte.

The work consists of three main parts: the first and largest is "Thesaurus Accrusianus" by Petrus Brosseus ; next is the "Index antiquae et novae legum interpretationis" also by Brosseus, and "Notarum ad Accursium libri miscellanei" by Joannes Hennequin. The Thesaurus consists of short notes summarizing Accrusianus' interpretation of Roman Law. The Index is a bibliographic guide to the "Corpus Iuris."
The "Notarum" provides a critical commentary on Accrusius' legal glosses.

Approximately a total of 920 large folio (16"x10") size pages with challenging pagination. All text is in Latin. Red and black title page with engraved printer's device showing Samson carrying the door of Gaza and two mottoes "recondita pando" and "libertatem meam mecum porte." Bound in contemporary parchment now stiff and discolored, worn and curled along the edges. Binding is secure and contents are clean without previous ownership or library marks.

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