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Ulpian (c. 170–228)

Ulpian (ul’pi-an)—Lat. Ulpianus (ul-pi-ā’nus), Domitius. An eminent Roman jurist; born about 170? A.D. in Tyre; killed 228 A.D. Alexander Severus made him his secretary and prætorian prefect; the prætorian soldiers mutinied and murdered him. He was the author of a work entitled ‘Ad Edictum,’ and other legal treatises greatly valued, all now lost but a few fragments.