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Ademptio legati
(51 words)

[German version]

The revocation of a formal legacy, initially only by formal declaration (non do; heres ne dato) in a will, from the 2nd cent. AD also possible by informal exercise of will (e.g. disposal of the object) (Dig. 34,4).



Kaser, RPR I, 755

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Manthe, Ulrich (Passau), “Ademptio legati”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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