title 4 lex 1 (Title:
Emperors Diocletian and Maximian, and the Caesars, to Theodorus.
lawfully in possession has the right to use a controlled amount of
force (resistance) (moderamen
to repel any violence exerted for the
purpose of depriving him of possession, if he holds without defect.
on the fifteenth of the Kalends of
December, during the Consulate of Diocletian, Consul for the fourth time,
and Maximian, Consul for the third time, 290.
Recte possidenti ad
defendendam possessionem quam sine vitio tenebat, inculpatae tutelae
moderatione illatam vim propulsare licet.
Moderamen inculpatae tutelae
Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek
jur. 71, fol. 152vb
Italian (saec. XII.1) Justinian's
Codex 8.4.1 Glosses of Irnerius et alii