Pandects


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Pandects

see CORPUS JURIS CIVILIS.

PANDECTS, civil law. The name of an abridgment or compilation of the civil law, made by order of the emperor Justinian, and to which he gave the force of law. It is also known by the name of Digest. (q.v.)

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The Selective Voet being the Commentary on the Pandects [Paris Edition of 1829] by Johannes Voet [l647-1713], 8 vols.
To say Latin "Bible" is to mis-speak because pandects or works with all of the biblical books gathered together in one place were rare.
28) and unlike the pandects or pocket bibles, psalters, glossed books and bibles historiales which are the previous specimens.