Title: CIL II(2).5, – Lex Ursonensis, bronze tablets with municipal law on the foundation of Colonia Iulia Genetiva at Urso. Author: Center for Epigraphical. The Caesarian lex Ursonensis, the founding charter of a Hispanic colony, is one of the few documents attesting to attempts at systematic thinking about religion. FORWARD. This charter, known officially as the Law of Colonia Genetiva Julia, was apparently drafted in outline by Julius Caesar, with later marginal.
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Any person acting in contravention of this regulation shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 20, sesterces and urwonensis be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount. At the games no person shall occupy any plate given, assigned, or left to the decurions, from which it is proper for decurions to view the games, except the one who is at that time a decurion of the colony Genetiva, or who holds at that time a magistracy or authority or power by the votes of the colonists or by the command of Gaius Caesaz dictator, consul or proconsul, or who at the time has some promagistracy or power in the colony Genetiva, or to whom it is proper for places to be assigned among the decurions by decree of the decurions of the said colony, suda decree being passed when not less than one half of the decurions jrsonensis present at the discussion.
If any duumvir or aedile desires in the public interest to make, to dig, to alter, to build, or to pave any roads, dikes, or sewers within the boundaries belonging to the colony Julia, it shall be lawful for the said persons to do the same, provided that no injury is done to private persons.
We have, however, tab. University Press Scholarship Online. Respecting pontiffs and augurs created from the udsonensis Genetiva by Gaius Caesar or by the person who by his command establishes the colony: In the case of public business in the colony being given to any person by resolution of the decurions: All duumvirs, except those first appointed after this law, during their magistracy at the discretion of the decurions shall celebrate a gladiatorial show or dramatic spectacles to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, and to the gods and the goddesses, or such part of the said shows as shall be possible, during four days, for the greater part of each day, and on the said spectacles and the said show each of the said persons shall expend from ursnoensis own money not less than 2, sesterces, and from the public money it shall be lawful for each several duumvir to expend a sum not exceeding 2, sesterces, and it shall be lawful for the said persons so to do without prejudice to themselves, always provided that no person shall expend or make assignment of any portion of the money, which in accordance with this law properly shall be given or assigned for those sacrifices which are performed publicly in the or in any other place.
List of Roman laws topic This is a partial list of Roman laws. Nor shall any person be elected in place of another or coopted into the college of Augurs, except at a time when there are less than three augurs belonging to the colony Genetiva Julia. In the case of an accuser conceding a portion of his time to another person: There were two main burial practices used by the Romans throughout history, one being cremation, another inhumation.
The duumvirs first appointed after the establishment of the colony, during their magistracy, and future duumvirs in the colony Julia, within sixty days next following the commencement of their office, shall propose to the decurions, when not less than twenty are present, that the money payable in accordance with the conditions of lease to the contractor or contractors, who have purchased the contract to supply all things requisite for sacrifices and religious acts, shall be assigned and paid to such persons.
And he shall cause public notice to be served on the witnesses as to the said case, not exceeding twenty persons, being colonists or resident aliens, selected at will by the person who conducts the case. Whatever is so decreed, the said duumvirs shall provide that same shall be assigned and paid to the contractor or contractors, provided that they do not pay or assign the same out of that money, which in accordance with this law properly must be given and assigned for those sacrifices are publicly performed in the colony or in any other place.
Roman funerary art topic Roman funerary art changed throughout the course of the Republic and the Empire and comprised many different forms. Civil War American History: If any person acts in contravention of this regulation, for every such act, he shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 10, sesterces and any of the colonists, at will, shall have the right and the power to bring an action, a claim, and a suit for that amount of money, in accordance with this law, in a recuperatory action, before a duumvir or a prefect.
In the case of performance of any public work having been decreed by the decurions of the said colony, a majority of the decurions being present when the said matter is discussed: No person shall unroof or demolish or dismantle any building in the town of the colony Julia, unless he furnishes sureties, at the discretion of the duumvirs, that he has the intention of rebuilding the same, or unless the decurions allow such act by decree, provided that not less than fifty are present when the said matter is discussed.
This history accounts for repetitions, redundant phrases, disorderly arrangement, and general lack of finish in the law as it has descended to us. He likewise shall give to the person who concedes a portion of his time to another person by so much the shorter time for speaking. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses:.
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Member feedback about List of Roman laws: Urdonensis a majority of the decurions then present determine shall be lawful and valid. The following shall be the rate of pay for such persons as are apparitors to the duumvirs: OpenStreetMap – Google Earth.
After the end of Etruscan rule, Roman lawmakers became very strict regarding the ethics of laying the dead to rest. If he fails to furnish such substitute, and for every occasion of such failure, he shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of this ursonnesis 10, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount. Whatever lands a majority of the decurions then present determine, provided that no water is brought through any building not constructed for that purpose, it shall be lawful and right to bring an aqueduct through the said lands, and no person shall do aught to prevent an aqueduct from being so brought.
Any person acting in contravention of this regulation, for each and every other act, shall be condemned to pay to the lxe, at will, shall have the right and the power to bring an action, a claim, and a suit for that amount of money, in accordance with this law, in a recuperatory action, before a duumvir or a prefect.
Lex coloniae Genetivae Iuliae seu Ursonensis ( English translation )
In the case of any person declaring that a decurion is unworthy of his place or of the order of decurions on any ground except that such decurion is a freedman, and in the case of demand being made of a duumvir that an action shall be granted concerning the said matter: The museum closed for renovation in and reopened in April Elections are the subject of tab.
And the said pontiffs and augurs, having places in their several colleges, and also their children, shall have exemption from military service and from public duties solemnly guaranteed, in such wise as a pontiff in Rome has or shall have the same, and all their military campaigns shall be accounted as discharged. This chapter reviews different areas of regulation, in particular priesthoods and the festivals and its locations, but also the concept of religion implied against the background of attested or supposed forms of import or export of specifically Roman religion.
The said duumvir also, in respect to the several accusers, shall give to the chief accuser the privilege of making his accusation for four hours and to every subordinate accuser for two hours. If any person acts in contravention of this regulation, for every several such act, he shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 1, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount.
The charter was approved by the Roman assembly as a law proposed probably by Mark Antony after the assassination of Julius Caesar. In the case of any person resisting by force: In respect to all duumvirs: If a majority of the decurions then present resolve that the waste water shall be conducted into private property the said person shall have the right and the power to use the said water in such way, provided that no injury is caused to private individuals. No duumvir holding an investigation or conducting a trial in accordance with this law, unless such trial is by this law bound to be concluded in one day, shall hold the said investigation or conduct the said trial before the first or after the eleventh hour of the day.
The following shall be the rate of pay for such persons as are apparitors to the duumvirs: