Adolf Berger, Barry Nicholas, and Susan M. Treggiari
A. N. Sherwin-White and Antony Spawforth
Quintus Mucius Scaevola (1), 'Augur', Stoic (see
Lucius Neratius Priscus, an influential Roman lawyer from *Saepinum in *Samnium, was descended from the family of *Antistius Labeo's wife. He was *suffect*consul in
An oath (iusiurandum) was used in several ways in the stage before the magistrate (in iure) in Classical Roman civil proceedings.
Adolf Berger, Barry Nicholas, and Alan Rodger
J. David Thomas
Adolf Berger, Barry Nicholas, and Andrew Lintott
Barry Nicholas and Susan M. Treggiari
Arnaldo Momigliano and Tim Cornell
Probably of the mid-2nd cent.
(Plo?)tius Pegasus (2), an erudite Roman lawyer (‘a book, not a man’), son of a naval captain, who despite his father's low status as a freedman became suffect consul about 71
Barry Nicholas and Andrew Lintott
Perduellio (from perduellis = hostis) was the crime of activity hostile to the state. It covered a much wider field of offences than consorting with the enemy against the state (proditio), but it was probably not clearly defined. In the early republic it came under the jurisdiction of duumviri perduellionis, who seem to have had the discretion to condemn without further reference but became subject to *provocatio. By the 3rd cent.