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p. 436 Chapter III


§1. Introduction

Quite a number of works by this emperor-author are extant. 3047 They may be grouped under, I. Oratorical writings; 2. Letters and decrees; 3. Laws; 4. Various.



It is curious that there should be no critical edition of the collected works of so considerable a writer. A large portion of his works are, to be sure, included in Migne’s Patrologia Latina, vol. 84, Paris, 1844; but this Opera Universa is neither wholly complete nor in any sense critical, and this seems to be the only attempt at a collection. The works enumerated here are mostly in the edition of Migne, but not all.

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