Law of Alaric

Law of Alaric
A statute book or code of laws which was published in 506 A. D., by Alaric II, often referred to as Lex Romana Visigothorum. It borrowed much from the code of Theodosius, some from the Gregorian code and some from the Hermogenian code.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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