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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Lawrence F Bernstein, 'The Bibliography of Music in Conrad Gesner's Pandectae (1548)', Acta Musicologica, 45 (1973): 119-63 at 155 [entry 235].
c), conocido como Codex Iustinianus contenia constituciones de la epoca del emperador Adriano hasta la epoca de Diocleciano; y la Digesta o Pandectae Iustiniani (vigente a partir del 534 d.
Conrad Gessner's Mithridates (1555) is one of the smaller works of the Swiss polymath (1516-1565), perhaps better known for his encyclopedic Pandectae (1549), his Historia plantarum (1541), and his Historia animalium (1551-1558).
In some prefatory remarks to the Pandectae locorum communium Foxe enquired: 'what can poets, what can historians, what can rhetoricians, and orators [.
1) It is in fact possible to identify one work of Renaissance scholarship on which Segar drew extensively: the Pandectae triumphales of Francois Modius (Frankfurt, 1586).