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A code compiled by the emperor Theodosius the younger, A.D. 438. 1 B1.Comm. 81.
It was a collection of all the imperial constitutions then in force. It was the only body of civil law publicly re- ceived as authentic in the western part of Europe till the twelfth century, the use and authority of the Code of Jus- tinian being during that interval confined to the East. 1 Bl.Comm. 81.