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date: 17 October 2019

edicta 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Rena van den BerghRena van den Bergh, Catherine HezserCatherine Hezser

Imperial edicts (edicta imperatorum) with the force of general law were issued by the *emperor. Whereas the edicts of magistrates only had temporary validity, the emperors’ edicts were generally understood to have unlimited validity. The ... ...

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