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Condictio
(1,036 words)

[German version]

A. Type of suit in the ius civile

Sentencing to a particular payment could be achieved with the  legis actio per condictionem after the 3rd cent. BC: certa pecunia based on a lex Silia, other certae res based on a lex Calpurnia (cf. Gai. Inst. 4,17 b-19). The condictio (‘announcement’) is merely a procedural designation: the court date was not granted immediately but only after the expiry of an ‘announced’ te…

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Schiemann, Gottfried (Tübingen), “Condictio”, 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 25 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e303880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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