Note 098
From Chapter 53 of the Decline & Fall

Ancient Greek
(Matth. Blastares, Hist. Juris, apud Fabric. Bibliot. Graec. tom. xii. p. 369). The Code and Pandects (the latter by Thalelaeus) were translated in the time of Justinian, (p. 358, 366). Theophilus, one of the original triumvirs, has left an elegant, though diffuse, paraphrase of the Institutes. On the other hand, Julian, antecessor of Constantinople (A.D. 570), cxx. Novellas Graecas eleganti Latinitate donavit (Heineccius, Hist. J. R. p. 396) for the use of Italy and Africa.

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