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Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity$
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Caroline Humfress

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780198208419

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.001.0001

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Litigation and Late Roman Judges

Litigation and Late Roman Judges

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(p.29) 2 Litigation and Late Roman Judges
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Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity
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Caroline Humfress (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.003

This chapter begins with a discussion of the court system in the late Roman Empire. It then discusses lower-level judicial hearings and their interaction with the higher courts, training for magistrates, and the iudex as a ‘creative’ interpreter of law.

Keywords:   law, late Roman Empire, court system, judgment, judicial hearings, lower courts, magistrates, iudex

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