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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... That book was Justinian’s Institutes, the sixth-cen tury imperial com- pilation of Roman law.3 My paper concerns the pressure Justinian’s Institutes exerted in the legal world to which Coke belonged and the way in which Coke responded to that pressure. When Jefferson saw Coke’s “uncouth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 259–263.
Published: 01 September 1949
.... 1, 1936, Predigt 6) heraus- gegeben hat, unterrichtet uns, welche geschrift das ist. Es sind Justinians Institutiones, wo im 1. Kapitel des 1. Buches definiert wird: “Justitia est constans et perpetua voluntas ius suum cuique tribuens. Jurisprudentia est divinarum atque humanarum...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 235–252.
Published: 01 September 1986
...; and it sounds the keynote for the chapters which follow. In chapter 14, set during the reign of Justinian I1 (685-95, 704- 1 l), Fielding again places the soul of Julian in an unnamed but easily identifiable historical figure, the monk Theodotus who be- came Imperial Treasurer and shared power...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 1940
..., “for there is no lawful cause why 22 Cf., e.g., Gai Institutiones, 4th ed. rev. by E. A. Whittuck, Oxford, 1904, p. 160; also Institutes of Justinian, 3rd ed. trans. by J. B. Moyle, Oxford, 1896, p. 39; also Earl of Halsbury, The Laws of England, London, 1909, 111, p. 119. 23 Edmund Spenser, A View...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 131–141.
Published: 01 June 1944
... in his comparison. To show the utility of letters and laws in the state, to demonstrate that letters do not weaken citizens, to prove that princes should know letters, he cites with the emblematist’s typical amplification a long list of authorities from past and present-Horace, Justinian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 271–284.
Published: 01 June 2015
...: Including the Twelve Tables, the Institutes of Gaius, the Rules of Ulpian, the Opinions of Paulus, the Enactments of Justinian, and the Constitutions of Leo . Cincinnati, OH : Central Trust Company . ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 224–241.
Published: 01 September 1987
... biological, social, economic, and political consequences. The scores of plagues from the Plague of Justinian (542) through the Great Plague of London (1665) accounted for more than one hundred million deaths. The bubonic plague of 134649, known as the Black Death, swept away between onequarter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 248–272.
Published: 01 September 1989
... of Constantine and Justinian, which filled the reading matter of John Adams and Jefferson, and which had for centuries been part of the “clerc’s” existence and nutriment. It was only in the grovelling age of usura and usuri- ocracy that letters were lowered to mean merely “belles lettres...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2006
... on the poetic arts, it was the standard term for a suit or complaint in the courts of law all the way down to the Justinian Code.24 Following Horace, Ovid develops his own understanding of elegy’s case against epic. For Horace, the complaint takes the form of a pater- nity suit. Whereas everyone...