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rescript

in ancient Rome, an ordinance taking the form of a reply by the emperor to a question on a point of law.

RESCRIPT, conv. A counterpart.
     2. In the canon law, by rescripts are understood apostolical letters, which emanate from the pope, under whatever form they may be. The answers of the pope in writing are so called. Diet. Dr. Can. h.v. Vide Chirograph; Counterpart; Part.

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According to the epilogue, its authority as a valid source for settling disputes lay in the fact that it was derived from novella lex, or the written law issued by emperors contained in imperial decrees, subscriptions (official decisions of an emperor in response to a particular case), and rescripts (official replies to petitions or queries from private individuals)--as well as from vetus ius, a body of law found in juristic writing which incorporated legal rules and principles established by the agencies of legislation other than the emperor (i.
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In addition, we are introduced to the argument that no recognition could be extended by Irish law to the papal rescript giving the cardinal legatine authority.
In addition, the Imperial Rescript of Education of 1890 that outlined the principle of public education and became the philosophy of the nation, pointed at the excellence of the Japanese traditional value system.
Another theme is "the power of African Americans to rescript the meaning of" such writing (p.
78) The Imperial Rescript of Gulhane that initiated the Tanzimat Period enunciated such goals as the protection of life, property and honor of all subject peoples of the Empire, but not the natural rights of man.
Of these three stand out as being the most radical since the influential Imperial Rescript on Education in 1890.
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Ungaretti clearly set out to rescript a version of the Aeneid.