It reappears in some strength in the code of Canute, but the latter is chiefly a recapitulation of former enactments.
Joachim was the first to apply the "recapitulation" theory to Revelation.
(3) Then follows a recapitulation of the above in octosyllabic verse.
To the law of " recapitulation " he unfortunately applied Hyatt's term " parallelism," a term which is used now in another sense.
It was the application of Fritz Miller's law of recapitulation which gave the chief stimulus to embryological investigations between 1865 and 1890; and, though it is now recognized that " recapitulation " is vastly and bewilderingly modified by special adaptations in every case, yet the principle has served, and still serves, as a guide of great value.