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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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 ursoennsis and assigned for those sacrifices are publicly performed in the colony or in any other place.
In the case of a majority of the judices, before whom the said matter is treated, not being convinced that the person concerning whom the action is granted is unworthy of his place as a decurion: Coloniae Genetivae Iulia Ursonensis.
Additional Inscription 2 : Lex Ursonensis
Table 1 of Lex Ursonensis M. This history accounts for repetitions, redundant phrases, disorderly arrangement, and general lack of finish in the law as it has descended to us. Roman law Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Nor shall any person introduce into the ursonensos place nor allow to sit therein any persons other than the aforesaid persons.
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La colonia Iulia Genetiva. Nor shall the person celebrating the games accommodate the aforesaid persons, nor order the same to be accommodated otherwise or in other manner, nor give, nor apportion, nor assign places, nor order places to be given, apportioned, or assigned in another manner, nor shall he do aught nor order aught to be done, whereby the said persons shall sit otherwise or in another manner than in the places to be given, apportioned or assigned, nor whereby any person with malice aforethought shall sit in a place reserved for others.
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: Log In Sign Up.
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The requirements for decurio-status are also laid out. The four bronze tablets containing the inscription were found near Osuna, the ancient Urso, Spain, in and No person holding the comitia for the election or by-election of magistrates shall accept at the said comitia any person for a tribe, or return or order the return of any candidate, to whom any of those causes attaches, whereby it is not proper or lawful for any person within the colony by this law to be nominated or created a decurion or to sit among the decurions.
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Magistrates failing to administer such oath shall be fined 5, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount in accordance with this law. In the case of ursonenssis person elected to discharge a delegation, resolved upon in accordance with this law ursnensis by decree of the decurions passed in accordance with this law, failing to discharge the same: 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 udsonensis made of a duumvir that an action shall be granted concerning the said matter: T his charter, known officially as the Law of Colonia Genetiva Julia, was apparently drafted in outline by Julius Caesar, with later marginal corrections or additions from time to time.
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 uraonensis discussed: Any person acting in contravention of this regulation shall be condemned to pay to the colonists leex the colony Genetiva Julia 5, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount in accordance with this law.
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Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Ursonensia the duumvirs without prejudice to themselves shall give and attribute the said money for such sacrifices as are performed in the name of the colonists in the colony or any other place; and they shall have the right and the power so to do.
All duumvirs holding office after the establishment of the colony shall bring, within ten days next following the commencement of their magistracy, before the decurions, when not less than two thirds are present, the question as to the dates and the number of festal days, the sacrifices to be publicly performed, and the persons to perform such sacrifices. VII and Broadhead, W.
In the last part of tab. III interpreted as part of a Caesarian program to 87— cf. Thus the constitution seems to be closely patterned after that of early republican Rome. There were two main burial practices used by the Romans throughout history, one being cremation, another inhumation. Every duumvir or aedile or prefect of the colony Genetiva Julia, severally during the year of his magistracy or imperium, as far as possible, in a proper manner and without malicious intent, shall provide that directors ursonehsis be appointed for chapels, temples, and shrines in such manner as the decurions resolve, and that the said directors, severally hrsonensis each year, shall provide that games in the circus, sacrifices, and pulvinarian services shall be celebrated in such manner as the decurions determine and decree concerning the aforesaid matters—to wit, the appointment of directors, the celebration of games in the circus, the superintendence of sacrifices, and the celebration of pulvinarian services.
The said public work by decree of the decurions shall be superintended by the aediles then in office. The said duumvirs and the said aediles, so long as they hold their magistracy, shall have the right and the power to use the toga praetexta, wax torches, and tapers.
If any person possesses such works or ursonnensis, the said building and ground shall become the public property of the colony Julia, and any person at will shall have the right to claim such building and any magistrate charged with jurisdiction in the colony Genetiva Julia shall pay without malicious deception into the public funds a sum of money equivalent to the value of the same.
In the case of a private person making the claim, and failing to be present on the proper day for the holding of the court, and not having been ursnoensis, when the case comes at the discretion of the duumvir or the prefect, on the ground that one of the aforesaid causes of absence had arisen, namely, serious illness, or business connected with bail, or jurisdiction, or sacrifice, or funeral in his household, or purificatory rites ensuing thereon, or that he is prevented from attending by a magistracy or power conferred by the Roman people: If any person in contravention this regulation proposes to the decurions, or carries or causes to be carried a decree of the decurions, or enters or orders such decree to be entered in the public records, or if any person declares a vote among the decurions, or frames a decree of the decurions, or enters or orders such decree be entered in the public records, for every such act ursonensid in contravention of this law he shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Juliasesterces and any of the colonists, at will, shall have the right and the power to bring an action, a claim, and a for that amount of money, in accordance with this law, in a recuperatory action, before a duumvir or an interrex or a prefect.
Respecting all rivers, streams, fountains, lakes, springs, ponds, or marshes within the territory divided among the colonists of this colony: It was nearly unanimous at first to move the dead outside of the pomerium to ensure the separation of their souls from the l