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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And in respect to such matter: An English translation of ureonensis fragments is already available online. No duumvir or aedile or prefect of the colony Genetiva Julia shall propose to the decurions of the colony Genetiva, or consult the decurions, or carry a decree of the decurions, or enter or order such decree to be entered in the public records, and no decurion when such matter is discussed shall declare a vote among the decurions, or frame a decree of the decurions, or enter or order such decree to be entered in the public records, whereby any senator of the Roman people, or the son of such senator.
Other divi- Caballos Rufino, A. This history accounts for repetitions, redundant phrases, disorderly arrangement, and general lack of finish in the law as it has descended to us.
It was nearly unanimous at first to move the dead outside of the pomerium to ensure the separation of their souls from the l Respecting any dramatic spectacles in the colony Genetiva Julia: 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.
Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. 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: And the same pontiffs and augurs shall have the right and the power to use the toga praetexta at all games publicly celebrated by magistrates and at public sacrifices of the colony Genetiva Julia performed by themselves; and the said pontiffs and augurs shall have the right and the power to sit among the decurions, when they witness the games and the gladiatorial combats.
And no person, during the year in which kex perform such services for magistrates, shall make any such person a soldier against his will, or order him to be so made, or use compulsion, or administer the oath, or order such oath to be administered, or bind such person, or order such person to be bound by the military oath, irsonensis on occasion of sudden military alarms in Italy or in Gaul.
If any decurion of the said colony demands of a duumvir or a prefect that a proposal shall be made to the decurions concerning public money, or fines, or penalties, or concerning public grounds, lands, or buildings, whereby there may properly be made an investigation and an adjudication, then the duumvir or the person charged with jurisdiction, on the first available day, shall consult the decurions on the said matter and shall cause a resolution of the decurions to be made, provided that a majority of the decurions are present when such ursoensis is discussed.
Nor, in ursonesnis case of the said lands and woods having been sold, thereby shall they cease to be the property of the colony Genetiva Julia. The duumvirs first appointed to hold office till December 31 shall have, each severally, the same number of attendants which is allowed by this law.
No person shall possess within the town of the colony Julia pottery works or a tile factory of larger ursonrnsis than to produce tiles per day. LXIand the oath the first tablet containing chapters 13—20 was ch. From Jupiter to Christ: Views View Edit History.
Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry ursobensis Poets: Respecting public roads and footpaths within the boundaries assigned to the colony, all such thoroughfares, roads, and footpaths that exist or shall exist or have existed in the said territories shall be public property.
Any person acting in contravention of this regulation, for each and every other act, shall be condemned to pay to the colonists, at will, shall have the right and the power to uraonensis 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.
After Caesar’s death Mark Antony had this document, marginal comments and all, along with other papers, enacted into law A. In like manner the persons who own or possess the said land shall have legal right of way to the said waters.
View all coordinates using: If any person in contravention of 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 to be entered in the public records, for every such act committed in contravention of this law 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.
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 ursonenzis 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.
In the case of the duumvir or the prefect, who makes such claim for the colonists, failing to be present: If any person with malice aforethought occupies such places in contravention of this law, or introduces another person into the same, or orders with malice aforethought another person to be so introduced, for every uursonensis act against this law, he shall be condemned to pay to the ureonensis of the colony Genetiva Julia 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.
Religion in the lex Ursonensis
And the duumvirs without prejudice to themselves shall give and attribute the said money for such sacrifices as are performed in the name of uronensis colonists in the colony or any other place; and they shall have the right and the power so to do.
If any person possesses such works or factory, 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 Ugsonensis Julia shall pay without malicious deception into the public funds lrx sum of money equivalent to the value of the same.
Nor shall any person, with malice aforethought, introduce or order to be introduced into the said place any others except the aforesaid persons.
Nor shall the person celebrating the urslnensis 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.
Classical ursonnensis Christian Rome: Bruns, Fontes 7, n. Edited by Roger S. 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.
Coloniae Genetivae Iulia Ursonensis. All aediles during their magistracy shall celebrate a gladiatorial show or dramatic spectacles to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, or whatever portion of the said shows shall be possible, during three days, for the greater part uronensis each day, and during one day games in the circus or the forum to Venus, and on the said spectacles and the said show each of the said persons shall expend from his own money not lwx than sesterces, and from the public fund it shall be ursohensis for each several aedile to expend sesterces, and a duumvir or a prefect shall provide that the money shall be given and assigned, and it shall be lawful for the aediles to receive the same without prejudice to themselves.
This chapter reviews different areas of regulation, in particular priesthoods and the festivals and its locations, but also the concept of religion implied against ugsonensis background of attested or supposed forms of import krsonensis export of specifically Roman religion.
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In this number they shall employ persons who are colonists of the said colony. Any monument so built a duumvir or an aedile shall cause to be demolished and if, in contravention of this law, a dead person has been introduced and placed therein, they shall make the proper expiation.
A prime issue was the legality and morality of interring the dead within the city limits. The said duumvir also, in respect ursomensis 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.
No duumvir appointed or created after the establishment of the colony and no prefect left in charge by a duumvir in accordance with the charter of the colony shall receive or accept, concerning public ground or for public ground, from a contractor, or a leaseholder, or a surety any gift, or present, or remuneration, or any other favor; nor shall he cause any such favor to be bestowed upon himself or upon any of his staff. Clerks failing to take such oath shall not copy the public accounts nor shall they receive the money or the pay customary for such service.
In the case of any person being commanded to lay hand on the said defendant: These are the remai- ceived for the urban plebs, tribus urbanae ning fragments: The vessels that resulted from these practices include sarcophagi, ash chests, urns, and altars.
He shall keep him in chains according to the civil law. Thus ursonendis constitution seems to be closely patterned after that of early republican Rome. All duumvirs, aediles, and prefects of the colony Genetiva Julia, and likewise all decurions of the colony Genetiva Julia, diligently and without malicious deception, ursobensis observe and obey the decrees of the decurions, and shall use their diligence to do and to perform, in a proper manner and without malicious deception, all things whatsoever it ursonwnsis proper a for the said persons respectively to do and to perform in accordance with the decree of the decurions.
Respecting lands or woods or urspnensis given or assigned to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia that they may have public use thereof: Huebner, print pages — The surety shall be a man of substance at the discretion of the duumvir or other judicial authority. This follows Roman pat- detected.