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“Concerning Apostates” issued by Emperors Gratian and addressed to Praetorian Perfect Hypatius [Roman Empire; Present-day Italy]: “Where anyone accuses a deceased person of having violated and abandoned the Christian religion, and denounces him for having given his adherence to the sacrileges of the [Jewish] temples, or the rites of the Jews, and maintains that, in consequence, he has no right to make a will; he must institute proceedings within five years, as has been decided in cases brought to declare a will inofficious*.” [Researcher’s note: *Unofficial.”]
Justinian I: The Civil Law: Volume 3; Accessed online; Researched by Ziba Shadjani 1/2017