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(gôdfrwä`), family of French scholars. Denis Godefroy, 1549–1622, was a Calvinist who fled (c.1580) to Geneva and later became a professor of law at Strasbourg and Heidelberg. He compiled an edition (1583) of the Corpus Juris Civilis, which may be called the first modern edition. His son, Théodore Godefroy, 1580–1649, became a Roman Catholic, was royal historiographer of France, and took part in the negotiation of the Peace of Westphalia. Another son, Jacques Godefroy, 1587–1622, remained a Calvinist and was professor of law at Geneva. His edition of the Theodosian CodeTheodosian Code
, Latin Codex Theodosianus, Roman legal code, issued in 438 by Theodosius II, emperor of the East. It was at once adopted by Valentinian III, emperor of the West.
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 (1665) is one of the masterpieces of legal scholarship.
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Jean-Michel Godeffroy, Chairman of the T2S Board, said: "We are glad to welcome BNY Mellon CSD into the T2S Community.
Journal de Museum Godeffroy, parts 3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, and 17 in vols.
One of the most unusual German 'intruders' was a woman, Konkordie Amalie Dietrich (1821-1891) and it fell to the Godeffroy Museum of Natural History in Hamburg to enjoy the unique distinction of employing a woman collector to explore, amass, and consign to them botanical and natural history materials from Eastern Australia.
Godeffroy, who, while at first reluctant, was persuaded by Amalie's scientific clients to engage her as a collector in Australia.
Surprisingly Godeffroy offered her a ten year contract, but before entrusting her to her career, he taught how to handle firearms, to skin and eviscerate birds and mammals, and--eager for Aboriginal relics--how to pack human skulls and skeletons.
The species, which include some from the South Pacific, were provided by Museum Godeffroy of Hamburg.
Many objects from German New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago were collected by ships officers, Karl Nauer and Joseph Hartl, and parts of the Museum Godeffroy in Hamburg were acquired when its collections were sold in 1885.
Paralectotype of Lycosa crispipes, 1 female, Queensland, Bowen, 20[degrees]00'S, 148[degrees]14'E, Museum Godeffroy 14572, Rack (1961)-catalogue 450 (ZMH).
Syntype of Lycosa pulvere-sparsa, 1 female, Rockhampton 23[degrees]22'S, 150[degrees]30'E, Museum Godeffroy 14554, Rack (1961)-catalogue 476 (ZMH).
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5) Il s'ouvre sur un trouble genealogique: le seigneur de la ville de Vienne (le puissant `Dauphin' Godeffroy d'Alencon) et sa femme n'ont pas d'enfants et ce n'est qu'au bout de huit annees de prieres que nait Vienne.
Redlich, brother of the Prussian consul-general at Hamburg and employed by the German firm, Godeffroy, had entered the Torres Strait pearl fisheries in 1872, barely three years after the discovery of commercial quantities of shell.