E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Institutes (3 syl.).
Elementary law treatises, as the Institutes of Gaius and those of Florentius, Callistrtus, Paulus, Ulpian, and Marcian. The Institutes of Justinian were compiled by Antonnus Pius, and for the most part are mere rechauffées of the preceding ones, giving the words and opinions of the respective authors.