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Gaius

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130 CE - 180 CE

Nationality:
Roman

Historical Period:
Ancient Rome

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Gaius (130-180) was a Roman jurist whose writings became authoritative legal texts during the late Roman Empire. Gaius made one of the first systematic collections and analyses of Roman law dealing with the legal status of persons (slaves, free persons, and citizens), property rights, contracts, and various legal actions.

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