Siblings with a common father (uterini share the mother). According to Roman civil law consanguine sisters had a legal right of inheritance while agnatic relatives of a higher degree of relationship (aunts, nieces etc.) were excluded from intestate inheritance (Gai. Inst. 3,14; Inst. Iust. 3,2,3a).
Agnatio; Succession, law of
H. L. W. Nelson, U. Manthe, Gai Institutiones III 1-87, 1992, 65f.
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Manthe, Ulrich (Passau),
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