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Tribonianus
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From AD 529 until AD 532 'Minister of Justice' under Iustinianus [1] I (qu. sacri palatii), from 533 until 535 superintendent of the Imperial chancery (magister officiorum) and from then until his death (presumably in AD 542) again qu. [1. 40-69]. As a connoisseur and admirer of Roman law and the jurisprudence of the Principate, T. was a leading developer of all parts of the Justinianic compilation: the old Codex (II. C.; Const. Haec 1; Summa 2), the Digesta (Deo auctore 3; Tanta pr.), the Institutiones (Imperatoriam 3; Tanta 11) and the new Codex (Cordi 2). Whether he pe…

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Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), “Tribonianus”, 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 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1220090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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