Item description for Analysis of M. Ortolan's Institutes of Justinian; Including the History and Generalization of Roman Law (Childs Gift Of Lullabyes) by J. Aaron Brown & Joey DiFrancesco...
BR> This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: 16. Patroni-Clientes.The reciprocal duties of patrons (Pa- tronus diminutive of Pater) and clients (? colientes, i.e., cultivators of the patrician estates) were, on the part of the patronsprotection and assistance, inform clients of the law, take care of their interests, and carry on their affairs in their absence as well as presence, act as plaintiffs or defendants for them in civil actionson the part of the Clientscontribution towards the marriage portion of their patrons' daughters, ransom their patrons or their sons, pay costs of actions or penalties, and assist towards the costs of magistracy, and other public expenses. Between the twomutual good faith, impossibility of being accuser, or witness, or of giving a vote for, or of passing into the ranks of the opposite side, under penalty of being regarded as a traitor, and liability to be sacrificed to the gods (sater esto) or killed by anyone with impunity. The analogy between this and the later feudal system is obvious. The Gens may be defined thus : To constitute it no ancestor must ever have been in slavery or subjection of any kind (Quorum majorurn nemo servitutem serviviiCicero. PatriciiQui patrem ciere possent, id est nihil ultra quam ingenuos. PlebsIn qua gentes civium patricia non insunt) ; and to this idea of pure blood still clings the modern gentilhommegentiluomogentleman. Ingenuus signified primitively the fact of being a member of a gens, i.e., of ancestors having never been enslaved, etc. The gens had reversionary rights of guardianship, and succession to clients and freedmen. . 20. Populus Romanus meant the Roman people composed of both patricians and plebeians (not, as Niebuhr assumes, ignoring the latter altogether). 21. Tribus Curiae.Probably from the same three races mentioned ab...
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 5.98" Height: 1.34" Weight: 1.95 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2007
Publisher RAVEN MOON ENTERTAINMENT
Series Childs Gift Of Lullabyes
ISBN 1459030427 ISBN13 0821459030420 UPC 821459030420