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  • PANDECTS (Lat.
  • The pandects were divided into fifty books, each book containing several titles, divided into laws, and the laws into several parts or paragraphs.
  • It is the Latin volume which we now call the Digest (Digesta) or Pandects (IICAEKrat) and which is by far the most precious monument of the legal genius of the Romans, and indeed, whether one regards the intrinsic merits of its substance or the prodigious influence it has exerted and still exerts, the most remarkable law-book that the world has seen.
  • Among the scholars of Italian birth, probably the only one in this age who rivalled the Greeks as a public expositor of their own literature was Politian (1454-1494), who lectured on Homer and Aristotle in Florence, translated Herodian, and was specially interested in the Latin authors of the Silver Age and in the text of the Pandects of Justinian.
  • He had also been engaged for some years in the preparation of an edition of the Pandects and of a work on Christian evidences.

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