8.3 Roman Law

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ROMAN-LYCIAN TREATY | MS 2070  (1)
Created on: 05 October 2014

MS in Greek on bronze, Lycia, Turkey, 24 July 46 BC, 1 bronze plaque, 88x53 cm, single column (80x50 cm), 78 lines in Greek capitals, within a frame of double lines.

Cicero: Law Speeches | MS 699
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Milano, Italy, 2nd quarter of 15th c., 86 ff. (complete), 28x20 cm, single column, (17x11 cm), 31 lines in a calligraphic humanistic book script, a sketch of a man apparently making a speech.

Cinus de Pistorio: Codicem | MS 209/04
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Italy, 1st half of 14th c, in Italian Bolognese Gothic book script of medium quality, chapter headings in red, initials in alternate red and blue with penwork, initials painted against ornate square grounds.

Iustinianus Digestum Novum | MS219
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Bologna (?), Italy, 1325-1350, in a formal rotunda Gothic book script, with flourishes, miniature of a King in Judgement in colours against an orange-pink diapered background within an arcaded frame, with grotesque figures, birdlike figures with human heads on all sides, other illustration of the border and spray extensions.

bartolus-saxoferrato-infortiatum-ms-209-53
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Italy, 1st half of 14th c., 1 f., 32x23 cm, 2 columns, (27x16), 59 lines in Italian cursive book script, 13 2-to 3-line initials in alternate red and blue.

Digestum Vetus | MS 209/06
Created on: 07 August 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Italy, 14th c, 52 lines surrounded by gloss, (35x23 cm), 100 lines in an Italian Bolognese Gothic book script of high grade and quality, initials in red and blue.