The edifice had been dedicated to the goddess Fortune by one Antonius Modestus, or Modestinus
, of the sixth conquering legion."
responsit: Laudendus est magis, quam accusandus heres, qui reliquias testatoris non in mare, secundum ipsius voluntatem abjecit: sed memoriae humanae conditionis sepulturae traditit.
The definition of marriage in Justinian's Digest is attributed to Modestinus
: "Marriage is the union of a man and a woman, a partnership for the whole life involving divine as well as human law." (48) In the Council's definition, the specific characteristics of the community of life between a man and woman are intimacy and conjugal love.
(13) However, in The Digest, Justinian listed the opinions of numerous publicists on classical Roman law, including Ulpian, Modestinus
, Papinian, and Paul, to illustrate that resort to torture in criminal cases was not unlimited.
, Punishments 1), DIGEST OF JUSTINIAN, supra note 33, at 829a ("If a seller or a buyer tampers with the publicly approved measures of wine, corn, or any other thing, or commits a deception with malicious intent, he is sentenced to a fine of double the value of the thing concerned; and it was laid down by decree of the deified Hadrian that those who had falsified weights or measures should be relegated to an island."); Id., 7.11.6 (Ulpian 8 de off.
The holding of such an important office by a Jew would accord with Modestinus
' Book 6, where Jews are said to undertake `public office'.
Digest 188.8.131.52 (Modestinus
) - three grades of town are listed: the largest are allowed 10 doctors, 5 'sophists', and 5 'grammarians', the smallest 5 doctors, 3 'sophists', and 3 'grammarians'.