Origin of Responsa
noun, plural re·spon·sa [ri-spon-suh] /rɪˈspɒn sə/.
Origin of responsum
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Historical Examples of responsa
Second, brief compilations of precepts, like the works of Hefez ben Yazliah and the responsa of some geonim.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
Their replies to these inquiries, or "Responsa" (Shaaloth u-Teshuboth), have been gathered in special collections.
The responsa prudentum, the opinions of learned men, published as such, did undoubtedly originate an immense portion of Roman law.