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acta

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Andrew Lintott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 488 words.

Acta means ‘the things that have been done’ and has two specialized, overlapping senses in Roman history; one is a gazette, the other is official acts, especially of an emperor.The Acta diurna were a...

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actio ,

Thomas Rüfner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 1685 words.

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adaeratio

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones and Michael Crawford.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 222 words.

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adeia

Arnold Wycombe Gomme and P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 126 words.

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adlection

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Barbara Levick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 158 words.

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adoption, Greek

Mark Golden.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 805 words.

Greeks counted on their heirs for support in old *age, and for continuation of their oikoi (families) and tendance of their tombs after death. But high mortality ensured that many had no surviving...

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adoption, Roman

Adolf Berger, Barry Nicholas and Susan M. Treggiari.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 621 words.

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adultery, Greek

Mark Golden.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 319 words.

At Athens, a law (attributed to *Draco or *Solon) allowed a man who killed another he found in the sexual act with his wife, mother, sister, daughter, or concubine held for the purpose of bearing...

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adultery, Roman

Adolf Berger, Barry Nicholas and Susan M. Treggiari.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 462 words.

Roman tradition ascribed to fathers and husbands great severity in punishing illicit sexual behaviour by daughters or wives. Such misconduct was stuprum in married or unmarried women, an offence...

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advocacy

Barry Nicholas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 337 words.

This article considers advocacy as a profession. For advocacy in its wider sense and in particular for its techniques, see rhetoric.A party to a Roman trial might entrust the presentation of his case...

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