Definition of Edicts

1. Noun. (plural of edict) ¹



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Definition of Edicts

1. edict [n] - See also: edict

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Literary usage of Edicts

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1. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"After Ritter, the learned Bach undertook to vindicate the edicts of the ... M. Hugo has completely demonstrated that the praetorian edicts furnished the ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"The silence or ambiguity of the laws was supplied by the edicts of the ... After Ritter, the learned Bach undertook to vindicate the edicts of the ..."

3. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"edicts OF THE PRAETOR. THE praetor urbanus, when he entered on his office, after having sworn to the observance of the laws, published an edict,2 or system ..."

4. Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law by John Austin (1885)
"It is remarkable that all the edicts of all the successive Praetors are frequently considered as constituting on* Edict. They are frequently styled (in the ..."

5. Historical Introduction to the Private Law of Rome by James Muirhead, Henry Goudy (1899)
"That the earlier edicts of the praetors were of this character—issued, ... In time a new class of edicts appeared which got the name of edicta perpetua (or ..."

6. A General Survey of Events, Sources, Persons and Movements in Continental by John Henry Wigmore (1912)
"6. The Minor Ostrogothic edicts. — Theodoric was also the author of some lesser edicts. Among the records of his chancery, ..."

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