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Law in the Crisis of Empire 379-455 ADThe Theodosian Dynasty and its Quaestors$
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Tony Honoré

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198260783

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260783.001.0001

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Valentinian III: The Later Years (438–455)

Valentinian III: The Later Years (438–455)

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(p.258) 13 Valentinian III: The Later Years (438–455)
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Law in the Crisis of Empire 379-455 AD
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Tony Honoré

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260783.003.0013

This chapter discusses the laws made during the later part of the reign of Valentinian III, which made him appear as opinionated and volatile. Out of all the laws that were enacted during this period, only forty-seven of these survive today. The laws were enacted during the last few years of his reign and when the governing class in the West knew that the destabilizing effects of Alaric's incursions fifty years before had not been overcome. However, they did not suspect that the Western empire was on the point of collapse.

Keywords:   laws, reign, Valentinian III, governing class, Alaric, destabilizing effects, Western empire

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