Monographs of the Mediaeval Academy of America ; no. 10.
The Iudicium quinquevirale was a judiciary committee of the Roman Senate, formed to deal only with cases in which magnates were accused of very serious crimes.
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Composition and function of the Iudicium quinquevirale. The struggle between Valentinian and the Senate. The reaction under Gratian and the creation of the Iudicium quinquevirale. Questions concerning the jurisdiction of the Iudicium quinquevirale. The trial of Arvandus. The trial of Basilius and Praetextatus. The trial of Boethius. Conclusion.