In the civil law. A Latin translation of the Novels of Justinian by an anonymous author; so called because the Novels were translated entire, in order to distinguish it from the epitome made by Julian. There is another collection so called, compiled by Irnier, of incorrect extracts from the Novels and inserted by him in the Code, in the places to which they refer.

More On This Topic

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of AUTHENTICS helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary