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date: 25 November 2020


, kinds and specific examples of Roman law
  • Michael Crawford


It is clear from *Priscian, Institutes 2. 49–50 = 2. 75 Keil, that the concept of leges frumentariae, agrariae, nummariae, and so on (see below) was familiar to the Romans. We discuss a number of these and then list some important examples of some of the different kinds of leges of lex (1). We then append a set of miscellaneous regulations and laws. See in general M. H. Crawford (ed.), Roman Statutes (1996).See agrarian laws and policy; flaminius (1), c.; sempronius gracchus (3), ti., and sempronius gracchus, c.; also lex Thoria (below).statutes regulating minimum ages for and intervals between different magistracies; see cursus honorum; villius (annalis), l.; A. E. Astin, The Lex Annalis before Sulla (1958).statutes conferring *citizenship or Latinity on categories of Latin and Italian communities; the most famous is the lex Julia of 90 bce.

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