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details of
Ancient Lawgivers, 1907
by John LaFarge (1836-1910)

Justinian
Justinian
(527-565 A.D.)
Justinian is best known as the codifier of Roman Law and for his military conquests.
Lycurgus
Lycurgus
(c. 800 B.C.)
Lycurgus is depicted as consulting the Oracle at Delphi.
Mohammed
Mohammed
(570-632 A.D.)
Mohammed is depicted in Paradise with two of his favorite grand-children.
Confucius
Confucius
(551- 479 B.C.)
Confucius is seated under his favorite apple tree playing the lyre for two of his disciples.
Moses
Moses
(c. 13th B.C.)
Moses is depicted with Joshua and Aaron on Mt. Sinai.
Numma Pompilius
Numma Pompilius
(715-673 B.C.)
Numma Pompilius, the second legendary king of Rome is shown with the Empress Theodora. Numma, according to legend, is credited with establishing the origins of Roman ceremonial law and religious rites, and restructuring the calendar into days for business and holidays.


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