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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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aerarii

Andrew Dominic Edwards Lewis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 99 words.

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aerarium

Graham Burton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 418 words.

Aerarium, derived from aes, denotes ‘treasury’. The main aerarium of Rome was the aerarium Saturni, so called from the temple below the Capitol, in which it was placed. Here were kept state...

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alimenta

John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 424 words.

The purpose of the alimentary foundations in the Roman empire was to give an allowance for feeding children, and this was achieved by the investment of capital in mortgage on land, the...

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apodektai

P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 62 words.

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bribery, Greek

Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 155 words.

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Child and Parent in Roman Law

Ville Vuolanto.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law; Marriage and the Family. 5978 words.

This chapter concentrates on the issues in which the Roman jurisdiction of the Empire intervened in the relationships between parents and their (minor) children. It discusses the ownership...

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collatio lustralis

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 268 words.

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commentarii

Christopher Pelling.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 256 words.

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contubernium

M. I. Finley and Keith Bradley.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 158 words.

Contubernium meant a ‘dwelling together’, as of soldiers or animals, but referred especially to a quasi-marital union between slave and slave or slave and free. Since a slave...

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Defining Gender

Matthew J. Perry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality; Greek and Roman Law. 5346 words.

This chapter examines how law contributed to the definition and establishment of gender in the Roman world, and ways that gender shaped the law. Lawmakers and jurists established distinct...

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Family

Suzanne Dixon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Marriage and the Family; Greek and Roman Law. 5992 words.

The Roman family was defined at law as a unit controlled by the all-powerful pater familias, its membership determined by relationship through the male line (agnatio). Both formal law and...

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fiscus

Fergus Graham Burtholme Millar and Graham Burton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 514 words.

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freedmen/freedwomen, Greek

David M. Lewis and Sara Zanovello.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 7748 words.

In the Greek world, manumission, which spelt the end of an individual’s life in slavery, was achieved in a variety of ways, but it often entailed legal obligations to remain (paramenein) as...

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Husband and Wife

Jakub Urbanik.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Marriage and the Family; Greek and Roman Law. 7708 words.

This chapter surveys the most important original sources regarding the legal nature of marriage. It discusses the foremost problems with the legal and social construct of marriage in Roman...

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indictio

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Byzantine Studies; Greek and Roman Law. 144 words.

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institores

Jean-Jacques Aubert.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 2085 words.

Because of the traditional reluctance of the Roman elite to engage personally in profit-oriented economic activities other than agriculture (Cic., Off. 1.151), entrepreneurs of all kinds...

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maritime loans

Dominic W. Rathbone.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law; Ancient Roman History. 1366 words.

In the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, centred as they were on the Mediterranean, maritime transport was far more practical than land transport for long- and even medium-distance trade. Most ships...

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metics

David Whitehead.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 330 words.

As the Greek *polis evolved it sought to differentiate, amongst its inhabitants, between insiders and outsiders. Insiders par excellence were its own members, the citizens; palpable outsiders were...

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proletarii

Andrew Lintott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; Greek and Roman Law. 295 words.

Proletarii, as opposed to assidui, were the citizens of Rome too poor to contribute anything to the state except their children (proles). They seem to have been equated with the capite censi as...

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