lex Anastasiana (leks an-<<schwa>>-stay-shee-ay-n<<schwa>>). [Latin] Roman law.1. A law establishing that emancipated brothers and sisters receive an intestate inheritance equal to those not emancipated. See AGNATUS. 2. A law providing that a person purchasing a debt from the original creditor for less than its nominal value was not entitled to recover from the debtor more than the amount paid with lawful interest.

[Blacks Law 8th]