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[1] Advocate in Late Antiquity

In Roman procedural law of Late Antiquity a scholasticus (literally: someone 'schooled') is the advocate of a party, a late successor to the causidicus , with a certain amount of knowledge of formal rhetoric and law.


M. Kaser, K. Hackl, Das römische Zivilprozeßrecht, 21996, 563.

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[2] Palace official in Constantinople, from 422

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Schiemann, Gottfried (Tübingen) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Scholasticus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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