oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Principios de gobierno en las novelas de Justiniano

Special issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



Agapetus writes a political treatise on good governance (); the book is representative of Byzantine political theory on governance and the good ruler. These principles influenced the programmatic and philosophical guidelines for action that the Emperor chose as emblems of his reign, at least after A.D. 534, as is shown by a study of the prefaces and epilogues of Justinian's Novels.

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