Edition of the texts in their original languages (Latin or Greek), provided with English and Italian translation will be gradually published on this site. The project includes the revised edition of already published papyri and the editio princeps of unpublished papyri (listed below)


Aberdeen, University Library

P.Aberd. 130 inv. 2 c. Papyrus roll. Soknopaiou Nesos (?), 2nd c. Ancient cursive. Latin legal treatise (perhaps on exhaeredatio), author not identified. Published. 


Ann Arbor, Michigan University Library / Yale, Beinecke Library

P.Mich. VII 456 + P.Yale inv. 1158r. Papyrus roll. Tebtynis (?), 1st c. Ancient cursive. Latin legal treatise with rubrics in red ink, author not identified. Published.


Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung /Oxford, Weston Library /Paris, Musée du Louvre /Wien, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Papyrussammlung

P.Berol. inv. P 6757. Parchment codex. Arsinoites, 4th c. Upright minuscule. Latin legal treatise by a still unidentified classical jurist. Published.

P.Berol. inv. P 6758. Parchment codex. Arsinoites, 5th-6th c. BR uncial and Greek informal upright majuscule. Latin legal treatise by a still unidentified classical jurist, with Greek marginalia. Published (only marginalia).

P.Berol. inv. P 6759 + 6761. Parchment codex. Arsinoites, 5th-6th c. BR uncial and Greek informal majuscule. Latin legal treatise by a still unidentified classical jurist, with Greek marginalia. Image and description in CLA VIII 1035; text unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 6762 + 6763 + 21317 + P.Louvre E 7153. Parchment codex. Arsinoites, 5th-6th c. BR uncial and round majuscule. Papinianus, responsa, with notes from Paulus and Ulpianus, and Greek marginalia (only P.Berol. inv. P 6762 + 6763).  Published (only P.Berol. inv. P 6762 + 6763 + P.Louvre E 7153).

P.Berol. inv. P 11323. Parchment codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 4th-5th c. Sloping minuscule. Papinianus, responsa (identified by Redhis staff). Image and description in CLA VIII 1039; text unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 11324 = BKT X 30 + P.Berol. inv. P 21295 = BKT IX 201. Parchment codex.  Hermoupolis Magna, 4th-5th c. Upright rounded minuscule. Latin legal treatise on criminal law (skopelismos in mentioned), author not identified. Published. 

P.Berol. inv. P 11325. Parchment codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 4th-5th c. Sloping minuscule. Latin text, possibly legal. Image and description in CLA VIII 1041; text unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 11533 + P.Fay. 10. Papyrus roll. Theadelphia, 3rd c. Ancient Latin cursive, calligraphic. Mandatum Traiani de testamento militum (?). Partly published (P.Fay. 10).

P.Berol. inv. P 11753 + P.Berol. inv. P 21294 = BKT IX 200 + P.Vindob. L 90. Parchment codex. Hermoupolis magna, 4th-5th c. Sloping minuscule. Latin legal treatise De formula Fabiana, author not identified. Published. 

P.Berol. inv. P 11866. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations, and Greek marginalia. Published.

P.Berol. inv. P 13249. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna (?), 5th-6th c. Greek rounded majuscule and Latin uncial. Greek-Latin legal text with Greek-Latin marginalia (text and numbers). Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 13924 = BKT X 16. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. Sloping pointed majuscule. Greek legal text with Greek marginalia. Published.

P.Berol inv. P 14057 + 14059 + 14060 + 14061 + 14062 + 14064 + 14065 + 14072 + 14075 + 16976 + 16986. Papyrus codex.  Hermoupolis Magna (?), 5th-6th c. Sloping minuscule and Greek sloping majuscule (marginalia). Theodosian code (identified by Redhis staff), with Greek marginalia. Unpublished (except P.Berol. inv. P 16976).

P.Berol. inv. P 14058. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 5th-6th c. Informal sloping majuscule. Greek legal text. Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 14066. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Still unidentified Latin legal text. Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 14067 + 14068 + 14073 + 14070. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna (?), 5th-6th c. Greek sloping majuscule and Latin sloping minuscule. Greek-Latin legal text. Unpublished.

P.Berol inv. P 14069. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna. 4th-5th c. Upright minuscule and capital (rubric in red ink). Latin legal text. Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 14071 + 14074. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna (?), 5th-6th c. Greek sloping majuscule and Latin sloping minuscule. Greek-Latin legal text, with rubric in Latin. Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 14077. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 6th c. Round majuscule. Greek legal text. Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 14079. Parchment codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 4th-5th c. Upright minuscule. Papinianus, responsa, with Latin marginalia. Unpublished.

P.Berol inv. P 14080. Parchment codex. Hermoupolis Magna (?), 5th-6th c.  Uncial. Latin legal text, with marginalia. Unpublished. 

P.Berol. inv. P 14081. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 6th c. BR uncial. Digest (identified by Redhis staff). Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 14087. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Still unidentified Latin legal text, with Greek marginalia. Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 16977. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna (?), 5th-6th c. Greek informal sloping majuscule, Latin sloping minuscule. Greek summary of Latin imperial constitutions (age of Severi, Gregorian code?). Published.

P.Berol. inv. P 16987. Papyrus codex. Hermoupolis Magna, 4th-5th c. Upright minuscule. Latin legal text, author unknown (ius gentium and diuus Pius occur). Unpublished.

P.Berol. inv. P 16988. Parchment codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Still unidentified Latin legal text, with Greek marginalia. Unpublished.


Bloomington, Indiana University, Lilly Library

Poole 218 (Poole Ullman 2). Papyrus codex. Egypt, 4th-5th c. Greek sloping majuscule and Latin sloping minuscule. Greek lemmatic commentary on a Latin legal text (possibly Ulpian). Image and description in CLA XI 1648; text unpublished.


Firenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana

PL II/38. Parchment codex. Antinoupolis (?), 5th c. Greek informal sloping majuscule, Latin sloping minuscule. Greek commentary on a Latin legal text (stipulatio Aquiliana and caduca are mentioned). Published.

PSI XI 1182. Parchment codex. Antinoupolis, 5th-6th c. BR uncial and informal round majuscule. Gaius, institutiones, with Greek marginalia. Published.

PSI XIII 1348. Papyrus codex. Oxyrhynchus (?), 5h-6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek commentary (de verborum significatione) on Latin legal texts. Published.

PSI XIV 1449. Parchment codex. Egypt, 5th c. Sloping minuscule and informal round majuscule. Ulpianus, ad edictum, with Greek marginalia. Published.


Firenze, Istituto Papirologico “Girolamo Vitelli”

PSI XIII 1349. Parchment codex. Egypt, 5th-6th. Sloping pointed majuscule and sloping Latin minuscule. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations. Published.

PSI inv. CNR 132. Papyrus codex. Oxyrhynchus (?), 5h-6th c. BR uncial and Greek round majuscule. Greek commentary on Latin legal texts (fideiussio, caduca and pluspetitio are mentioned). Unpublished.


Genève, Bibliothèque

P.Gen. Lat. inv. 6. Parchment codex. Egypt, 423-428 AD. Latin informal minuscule. Imperial constitutions (identified by Redhis staff). Published. 


Heildelberg, Institut für Papyrologie

P.Heid. L 2. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 6th c. BR uncial. Latin legal text on heritage. Published.

P.Heid. L 3. Papyrus roll. Egypt, 3rd c. Rustic capital. Latin legal text. Published.

P.Heid. L 4. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 6th c. BR uncial and informal round majuscules. Digest with Greek marginalia. Published.


Holy Monastery of the God-trodden Mount Sinai

P.Bernardakis. Papyrus codex. Egypt (?), 5th-6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations. Published.


København, Institute for Greek and Latin /Roma, Collezione privata

P.Haun. III 45 + P.Arangio-Ruiz s.n. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 4th c. Upright minuscule. Latin legal text on legata and fideicommissa. Published.


Leiden, Universiteitsbibliotheek

BPL 2589. Parchment codex. Egypt, 4th-5th c. Upright minuscule. Paulus, sententiae. Published.


London, British Library

P.Oxy. XV 1813. Parchment codex. Oxyrhynchus, 6th c. BR uncial. Theodosian code. Published.


Manchester, John Rylands Library

P.Ryl. III 474. Papyrus codex. Thebais, 5th c. Sloping minuscule. Ulpianus, ad edictum. Published.

P.Ryl. III 475. Papyrus codex. Thebais, 5th-6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations. Published.

P.Ryl. III 476. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th c. Upright minuscule and informal upright Greek majuscule. Register of imperial constitutions with summaries in Greek. Published.

P.Ryl. III 479. Papyrus codex. Thebais, 6th c. BR uncial. Digest. Published.

P.Ryl. III 480. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Latin text, possibly legal. Published.

P.Ryl. III 481. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Latin text, possibly legal. Published.


München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

P.Monac. inv. L 2r. Papyrus roll. Egypt, 2nd c. Ancient Latin cursive. Latin legal text. Published.


New York, Morgan Library and Museum

P.Amh. II 27. Papyrus leaf. Egypt, 5th c. Latin upright informal minuscule and Greek informal rounded majuscule. Greek commentary on Latin imperial constitutions. Published.

P.Amh. II 28. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 4th-5th c. Latin sloping minuscle. Still unidentified Latin legal text. Published. 

P.Ness. II 11. Papyrus codex. Nessana, 5th-6th c. Sloping pointed majuscule. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations. Published.

P.Ness. II 12. Papyrus codex. Nessana, 5th-6th c. Informal upright majuscule. Greek legal text. Published.


Oxford, Sackler Library

P.Ant. I 22. Parchment codex. Antinoupolis, 4th-5th c. Latin upright minuscule. Latin legal treatise by a still unidentified classical jurist (possibly Ulpian). Published.

P.Ant. III 152. Papyrus codex. Antinoupolis, 6th c. Round majuscule, BR uncial, upright Latin minuscule. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations, and Greek marginalia. Published.

P.Ant. III 153. Papyrus codex. Antinoupolis, 5th-6th c. Sloping pointed majuscule and sloping Latin minuscule. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations, and Greek marginalia. Published.

P.Ant. III 155. Papyrus codex. Antinoupolis, 4th-5th c. Upright minuscule. Latin legal text. Published.

P.Oxy. XVII 2089. Parchment codex. Oxyrhynchus, 4th-5th c. Upright minuscule. Latin legal treatise by a still unidentified classical jurist. Published. 

P.Oxy. XVII 2103. Papyrus roll. Oxyrhynchus, 3th c. Cursive majuscule. Gaius, institutiones. Published.


Oxford, Weston Library

P.Grenf. II 107. Parchment codex. Arsinoites, 5th c. Sloping Latin minuscule. Paulus, ad edictum. Published.


Paris, Institut de papyrologie de la Sorbonne

P.Sorb. inv. 2219. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 6th c. Sloping minuscule. Codex Iustiniani. Published.

P.Sorb. inv. 2173. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 6th c. Sloping minuscule. Digest. Published.


Paris, Musée du Louvre /Wien, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Papyrussammlung

P.Louvre E 10295bis + P.Vindob. L 141. Parchment codex (strips from a binding). Haueris, 5th c. Rustic capital (brown and red ink). Latin legal text, author unknown, about hereditas. Image and description of P.Louvre E 10295bis in CLA Add. 1857 (match with P.Vindob. L 141 found by Redhis staff); text unpublished.


Pommersfelden, Schloss Weissenstein

P.Pommersf. L 1-6. Papyrus codex. Ravenna, 6th c. BR uncial and uncial. Digest with Latin marginalia. Published.


Sankt Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek

Ms. 908, pp. 277-292. Parchment codex, palimpsest, scriptio ima. Italy, 5th c. Latin later cursive. Latin legal text, possibly imperial constitutions. Image and description in CLA VII 964; text unpublished.


Strasbourg, Bibliothèque universitaire

P.Stras. inv. G 85. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations, and Greek marginalia. Unpublished.

P.Stras. inv. L 3 + 6B. Parchment codex. Egypt, 6th c. BR uncial. Ulpianus, disputationes. Published.

P.Stras. inv. L 9. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th c. Latin later cursive. Latin legal text. Published.


Verona, Biblioteca Capitolare

Ms. I (1), ff. XI-XII. Parchment codex. Verona (?), 5th c. Uncial. Fragmentum de iure fisci. Published.


Wien, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

Vindob. Lat. 1b. Parchment codex. Italy (?), 5th c. Uncial. Ulpianus, institutiones. Published. 


Wien, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Papyrussammlung

P.Vindob. G 29291. Papyrus codex. Arsinoites, 5th-6th c. Informal upright majuscule. Greek marginalia, with technical terms in Latin, to an unknown legal text. Published.

P.Vindob. L 26. Parchment codex. Egypt, 5th c. Uncial. Latin legal text on citizenship. Image and description in CLA X 1524; text unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 44. Papyrus leaf. Arsinoites, 5th c. (?). Informal Latin minuscule. Imperial constitutions (identified by Redhis staff). Image and description in CLA X 1526; text unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 59 + 92. Papyrus codex. Arsinoites (?), 4th-5th c. Sloping Latin minuscule. Marcianus, institutiones (identified by Redhis staff). Image and description in CLA X 1527 and Seider, PLP 8; text unpublished. 

P.Vindob. L 81. Papyrus leaf. Egypt, 5th c. Latin later cursive. Excerpta ex codice Theodosiano. Published. 

P.Vindob. L 94. Parchment codex. Egypt, 5th c. Uncial. Latin legal text on debts and credit. Image and description in CLA X 1534; text unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 95. Parchment codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Thedosian code (identified by Redhis staff). Image and description in CLA X 1534; text unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 101 + 102 + 107. Papyrus codex. Arsinoites (?), 5th-6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms and quotations. Image and description in CLA X 1527 and Seider, PLP 22; text unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 110. Papyrus codex. Arsinoites (?), 5th-6h c. BR uncial and upright minuscule. Still unidentified Latin legal text with Latin marginalia. Published.

P.Vindob. L 124. Parchment codex. Egypt, 4th-5th c. Uncial. Paulus, manualia (identified by Redhis staff). Unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 128. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. BR uncial. Imperial constitutions. Unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 138. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. Greek rounded majuscule and Latin uncial. Possibly legal text. Unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 147. Papyrus codex. Egypt, 5th-6th c. Round majuscule and BR uncial. Greek legal text with Latin technical terms. Unpublished.

P.Vindob. L 164. Papyrus leaf. Egypt, 5th c. Greek sloping majuscule. Greek text on Theodosian constitutions. Published.