Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The Byzantine Code adapted from the Code of Justinian.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The name given to a compilation of Roman and Greek law, prepared about A. D. 880 by the Emperor Basilius, and published by his successor, Leo the Philosopher. It was written in Greek, was mainly an abridgment of Justinian's Corpus Juris, and comprised sixty books, only a portion of which are extant It remained the law of the Eastern Empire until the fall of Co.nstantinople, in 1453.