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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Work on the Pandects, in all likelihood abruptly interrupted in May 1362 when diplomatic relations between Pisa and Florence were severed, (9) was probably carried out during a time when the collaboration of the Calabrian monk with the author of the Decameron had been suspended; it is hypothesised that the latter's knowledge of the Pandects had been mediated by the former.
See generally MANFRED NATHAN, THE COMMON LAW OF SOUTH AFRICA: A TREATISE BASED ON VOET'S COMMENTARIES ON THE PANDECTS, WITH REFERENCES TO THE LEADING ROMAN-DUTCH AUTHORITIES, SOUTH AFRICAN DECISIONS, AND STATUTORY ENACTMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA (1904).
The scholars who were analyzing and writing commentaries on the Pandects were training students who became a body of legal technicians who spread their program throughout Europe.
5 JOHANNES VOLT, THE SELECTIVE VOLT BEING THE COMMENTARY ON THE PANDECTS 79 (Percival Gane trans.
Of Geonget's three parts, the first is on the legal definitions and implications of perplexity, or antinomy, including discussion of Roman law, the Pandects, Montaigne, Rabelais, and twenty pages on Martin Guerre.
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.