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Codification   /kˌɑdəfəkˈeɪʃən/   Listen

The act of codifying; arranging in a systematic order.
A set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones).  Synonym: code.

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"Codification" Quotes from Famous Books

... provided that the spouses were to live in chastity together, and as much asunder as possible, Matilda having scruples. She was a great friend to learning,—founded libraries, established the law schools at Bologna, caused the codification of the canon law, corresponded with distant nations, and spoke all the different languages of her soldiers. More than literature, however, she loved the Church; and fought on the side of Pope Gregory VII in his wars with the Emperor ...
— Italian Journeys • William Dean Howells

... character it was to joke with difficulty) tells with a scandalised gravity even more amusing than the story itself. His successor as head of the school, Salvius Julianus, was of equal juristic distinction; his codification of praetorian law received imperial sanction from Hadrian, and became the authorised civil code. He was one of the instructors of Marcus Aurelius. The wealth he acquired by his profession was destined, ...
— Latin Literature • J. W. Mackail

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